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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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Associated hazards include: acute toxicity, liver toxicity, kidney toxicity, reproductive /developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, immunotoxicity and sensitization.
The internist said copper toxicity can be easily treated by merely sweating out the toxins.
The Hamner toxicity pathway research program is a pre-competitive, multi-organization partnership designed to advance an integrated systems biology approach to toxicity testing research.
Ecologists use these tiny "lab rats of the sediment-testing world" for toxicity assessments, Weston explains.
Based on this work, an article was published by scientists at my firm in 2004 on the toxicity of phosphine in Risk Analysis (Pepelko et al.
Those are both well-tolerated drugs, with very low rates of discontinuation for side effects or lab toxicity.
One dose might not cause toxicity over such an extended period, but ototoxicity could occur after repeated dosings because there might be a cumulative effect.
Some of these are classified as hazardous for the characteristic of toxicity, usually because they contain lead and/ or cadmium.