[ tok-si-koh-sis ]
/ ˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
an abnormal condition produced by the action of a poison.
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British Dictionary definitions for toxicosis
/ (ˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs) /
any disease or condition caused by poisoning
Word Origin for toxicosis
C19: from New Latin, from toxic + -osis
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Medical definitions for toxicosis
[ tŏk′sĭ-kō′sĭs ]
n. pl. tox•i•co•ses (-sēz)
A diseased condition resulting from poisoning.
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