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OBO ID: GO:0042178
Term Name: xenobiotic catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • drug breakdown
  • drug catabolic process
  • drug catabolism
  • drug degradation
  • exogenous drug breakdown
  • exogenous drug catabolic process
  • exogenous drug catabolism
  • exogenous drug degradation
  • xenobiotic breakdown
  • xenobiotic catabolism
  • xenobiotic degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a xenobiotic compound, a compound foreign to the organim exposed to it. It may be synthesized by another organism (like ampicilin) or it can be a synthetic chemical.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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