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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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Strutton and Michelle Wood at the University of Oregon in Eugene are developing a new tool to improve early surveillance of toxic blooms.
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