OBO ID: GO:0042178
Term Name: xenobiotic catabolic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • xenobiotic breakdown
  • xenobiotic catabolism
  • xenobiotic degradation
Definition: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a xenobiotic compound, a compound foreign to living organisms. Used of chemical compounds, e.g. a xenobiotic chemical, such as a pesticide.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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