noun Pathology.

an abnormal condition produced by the action of a poison.

Origin of toxicosis

First recorded in 1855–60; toxic + -osis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for toxicosis



any disease or condition caused by poisoning

Word Origin for toxicosis

C19: from New Latin, from toxic + -osis
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toxicosis in Medicine



n. pl. tox•i•co•ses (-sēz)

Systemic poisoning.
A diseased condition resulting from poisoning.
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