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Definition of "toxicity" []

  • The quality or condition of being toxic. (noun)
  • The degree to which a substance is toxic. (noun)
  • The degree of strength of a poison (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The state or quality of being poisonous (noun)

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Use "toxicity" in a sentence
  • "Life-threatening theophylline toxicity is not predictable by serum levels."
  • "Treatment of colchicine toxicity is largely supportive."
  • "The report recommends that mammary tissue be routinely included in toxicity testing of any chemical."