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toxic

adjective damaging, deadly, deleterious, fatal, festering, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, lethal, malign, noxious, pestilent, pernicious, poisonous, purulent, risky, unsafe, venomous, virulent
Associated concepts: toxic chemicals, toxic dementia, toxic ingredients, toxic psychosis, toxic torts
See also: deadly, deleterious, detrimental, fatal, harmful, insalubrious, lethal, malignant, noxious, peccant, pernicious, pestilent, virulent
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How to fix your toxic relationship and assess whether your relationship is worth saving
Intriguingly, Tessier said, one of the toxic arrangements (the soluble oligomer) and one of the non-toxic arrangements (the non-toxic oligomer) were indistinguishable by various methods.
Healthy people produce metallothionein to trap and safely remove toxic minerals from the body, but people under stress or with nutritional deprivations "hunker down" and stop producing elective protective molecules like metallothionein.
The state Department of Toxic Substances Control will hold an informational meeting on the Santa Susana Field Lab, 3-5 p.
Toxics Targeting provides a report service that maps and profiles up to 19 toxic site categories on or around any specific address ($150.
The "exposure" theory holds that coverage is triggered when a person is exposed to a harmful toxic substance during the policy period and that exposure eventually results in bodily injury.
Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains causing neonatal toxic shock syndrome-like exanthematous disease in neonatal and perinatal wards.
The election might have had a different result if the toxics program had been seen as being more like a shotgun than a rifle - voters were worried about Bhopal-scale industrial chemical users, not the neighborhood photo finisher.
SB 20 would require manufacturers wishing to sell electronic products containing toxic materials in California to develop a plan for the collection, handling, transportation, processing, recovery, reuse and recycling of their electronics that is approved by the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB).
Part of the author's argument is that toxic situations -- anger, stress, burnout -- are common events and aren't all bad, provided that they can be used by empathetic managers to frame constructive change.
Conversely, most people would say vitamins are "good," without realizing that many vitamins can be toxic at high dosages.
Environmental groups in Costa Rica and the United States immediately raised warning flags, saying that the quantity of toxic chemicals used for chip production and Intel's questionable environmental performance at other facilities were grounds for worry.