hepatoxin

hepatoxin

[-tok′sin]
a poison that damages parenchymal cells of the liver.

hepatoxin

substance toxic to hepatic cells.
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Aflatoxins are extremely toxic, being strong hepatoxins, and are internationally classified as carcinogenic compounds that have been implicated as causative agents in human hepatic and extra-hepatic carcinogenesis (Massey et al.