Exotoxin vs Leukocidin - What's the difference?

exotoxin | leukocidin | Hypernyms |

Exotoxin is a hypernym of leukocidin.


As nouns the difference between exotoxin and leukocidin

is that exotoxin is any toxin secreted by a microorganism into the surrounding environment while leukocidin is a type of cytotoxin created by some types of bacteria.

exotoxin

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any toxin secreted by a microorganism into the surrounding environment.
  • leukocidin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A type of cytotoxin created by some types of bacteria.
  • Hypernyms

    *cytotoxin *exotoxin