Definition of "toxicant" [tox•i•cant]

  • (noun) A poison or poisonous agent.
  • (adjective) Poisonous; toxic.

Use "toxicant" in a sentence

  • "But two years ago, California's Development and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee of physicians voted unanimously that BPA should not be classified as a dangerous toxicant because there was no evidence of harm to humans."
  • "Exposure to a metabolite of the environmental toxicant trichloroethylene attenuates CD4+ T cell activation-induced cell death by metalloproteinase-dependent FasL shedding."
  • "Ability of environmental toxicant trichloroethylene to promote immune pathology is strain-specific."

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