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toxicity

[tok-sis-i-tee] /tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti/
noun, plural toxicities.
1.
the quality, relative degree, or specific degree of being toxic or poisonous:
to determine the toxicity of arsenic.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; toxic + -ity
Related forms
hypertoxicity, noun
nontoxicity, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hypertoxicity

toxicity

/tɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the degree of strength of a poison
2.
the state or quality of being poisonous
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Word Origin and History for hypertoxicity

toxicity

1881, from toxic + -ity.

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hypertoxicity in Medicine

toxicity tox·ic·i·ty (tŏk-sĭs'ĭ-tē)
n.

  1. The quality or condition of being toxic.

  2. The degree to which a substance is toxic.

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