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toxication

[ tok-si-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌtɒk sɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun

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Origin of toxication

1815–25; <Medieval Latin toxicātiōn- (stem of toxicātiō), equivalent to toxicāt(us) (past participle of toxicāre to poison; see toxic, -ate1) + -iōn--ion
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  • The saving of liability to intestinal toxication (poisoning) is the great economy of the method.

    Fletcherism|Horace Fletcher
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