Medical Definition of Holothurin

1. A highly toxic saponin occurring in the tropical sea cucumber, holothuriodeae, phylum echinodermata. This marine toxin is an anionic surfactant, haemolyzing red blood corpuscles. It acts irreversibly to destroy the excitability at cholinergic neuromuscular junctions. Chemical name: Holothurin (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holothurin

holostei
holosteric
holostomata
holostomate
holostomatous
holostome
holostomes
holostraca
holosystolic
holosystolic murmur
holotelencephaly
holothure
holothures
holothurian
holothurians
holothurin (current term)
holothurins
holothurioidea
holotoxin
holotoxins
holotricha
holotrichous
holotropic
holotype
holotypes
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holours
holozoic
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