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Pronunciation: an′tē-tok-sin′ō-jen

Definition: Any antigen that stimulates the formation of antitoxin in an animal or human, a toxin or a toxoid.

Synonym(s): antitoxigen

[antitoxin + G. -gen, producing]

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