Definition of Ricin in English :

Define Ricin in English

Ricin meaning in English

Meaning of Ricin in English

Pronunciation of Ricin in English

Ricin pronunciation in English

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Ricin

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Noun

1. ricin, ricin toxin

a toxic protein extracted from castor beans; used as a chemical reagent; can be used as a bioweapon

Example Sentences:
'one milligram of ricin can kill an adult'

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Ricin

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noun
biochemistry
a highly toxic protein, a lectin, derived from castor-oil seeds: used in experimental cancer therapy

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Ricin

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noun
an extremely toxic protein found in the castor bean and isolated as a white powder: it agglutinates red blood corpuscles

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Ricin

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n.
A poisonous protein extracted from the castor bean and used as a biochemical reagent.

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