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Toxin

Any poisonous substance a living thing produces as part of its metabolic or other natural process. That is, toxins themselves are not living things, but are produced by living things. Toxins are defined by the Biological Weapons Convention.
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However, a UKIP spokesman said: "Pamela Preedy's comments were unpleasant and unpalatable.
The European Commission urged Slovenia on Wednesday to speed up privatisation and "establish, by September 2013, an ambitious timetable for the divestment of direct and indirect state shareholdings of banks", leaving Slovenia facing the unpalatable truth that its economic model has failed, Reuters reports.The former Yugoslav republic's economic model has crashed since the global crisis ravaged its vital European export market and shackled its mainly state-owned banks with 7 billion euros of loans that are not being paid back.
Using a brain imaging paradigm, Stice and his team examined the responsivity of adolescent's attention and reward regions of the brain to the individual's exposure to and imagined intake of palatable foods, unpalatable foods, and glasses of water shown in pictures.
The party, which is investigating a handful of its candidates over links to groups such as the BNP and alleged racist and homophobic comments, insists it does not condone "unpalatable views".
Although unpalatable to some, it is difficult not to conclude that combined oral contraceptives with desogestrel, gestodene, or drospirenone confer a higher risk of venous thromboem-bolism than those with levo-norgestrel.
The public had focused on the issue of pizza as a vegetable, but lawmakers from potato-growing states teamed with food manufacturers to argue that the rules would raise school-lunch costs while leading children to throw away unpalatable food.
It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. One could argue that making choices in fact does mean "the art of the possible", because the choices that are made, or should be made, are the ones that a politician thinks can be taken forward.
Then again, maybe we have to do it regularly for a while to see the benefits; Swamiji also says in his interview, "Whatever is pleasurable in the beginning is detrimental in the end; whatever is unpalatable in the beginning is pleasurable in the end."
Complaints about unhygienic and unpalatable food have come from doctors across all venues.
IN THE MARCH ISSUE of units, blogger Jonathan Saar examined some of the unpalatable tasks that maintenance techs must endure on the job, inspired by the hit reality TV show "Undercover Boss" (see p.
The study's unpalatable moths, members of the tiger moth family, pick up noxious chemicals from plants that they feed on as caterpillars.
Accept the unpalatable idea that Democrats, rightly or wrongly, are perceived as untrustworthy on national security.