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phytotoxic

[fahy-tuh-tok-sik] /ˌfaɪ təˈtɒk sɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to phytotoxin.
2.
inhibitory to the growth of or poisonous to plants.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; phyto- + toxic
Related forms
phytotoxicity
[fahy-toh-tok-sis-i-tee] /ˌfaɪ toʊ tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
nonphytotoxic, adjective
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Examples from the web for phytotoxic
  • Current studies are focused on finding those rates that provide disease control but do not have any phytotoxic effects.
  • The solids are phytotoxic if not treated prior to land application.
phytotoxic in Medicine

phytotoxic phy·to·tox·ic (fī'tō-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.

  1. Poisonous to plants.

  2. Of or relating to a phytotoxin.


phy'to·tox·ic'i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs'ĭ-tē) n.
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phytotoxic in Science
phytotoxic
  (fī'tō-tŏk'sĭk)   
Poisonous to plants.
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