Toxemia Toxicant

Toxic

Meanings and phrases

toxic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison

toxic condition

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance; poisoning; intoxication

toxic dumpsite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally); toxic waste dump; toxic waste site
n.
  1. poisonous waste materials; can cause injury (especially by chemical means); toxic waste

toxic shock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons; toxic shock syndrome; TSS

toxic shock syndrome

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons; toxic shock; TSS

toxic site

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up; toxic waste area; Superfund site

toxic waste

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. poisonous waste materials; can cause injury (especially by chemical means); toxic industrial waste
E.g.
  • Ammonium ions are a toxic waste product of metabolism in animals.
  • Additionally, the hydrogel must not create toxic waste when degrading.
  • The other is the high amount of toxic waste left behind from the factories.

toxic waste area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up; toxic site; Superfund site

toxic waste dump

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally); toxic waste site; toxic dumpsite

toxic waste site

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a location where toxic wastes can be or have been disposed of (often illegally); toxic waste dump; toxic dumpsite

highly toxic

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E.g.
  • In its natural state the seed is highly toxic to mammals.
  • It is highly toxic when consumed orally.
  • Hydrogen selenide (HSe) is highly toxic.

toxic chemicals

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E.g.
  • Male and female fertility can be compromised from exposure to toxic chemicals.
  • In the seventies, the nearby Brofiscin Quarry was used as a dump for toxic chemicals.
  • Mothers who are breastfeeding can expose their child to toxic chemicals in their milk.

toxic effects

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E.g.
  • Most of the toxic effects are shared between humans and animals.
  • The toxic effects have been attributed to dioxin-like PCBs and PCDFs.
  • Most of the toxic effects of TCAs are caused by four major pharmacological effects.

less toxic

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E.g.
  • but is less toxic in comparison, despite still being a toxic drug.
  • It pointed out that wind farm waste is less toxic than other garbage.
  • In humans, it is quickly converted to urea, which is much less toxic, particularly less basic.

toxic substances

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E.g.
  • Discharge of toxic substances has been sharply reduced.
  • The building underwent another renovation in an attempt to rid the toxic substances.
  • These algal blooms can emit toxic substances that can be harmful to humans if consumed.

more toxic

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E.g.
  • Nevertheless, the "allo" isomer was 10-fold more toxic.
  • These approaches may be more expensive, more toxic or both.
  • The alcoholic extract is more toxic than the water extract.
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