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toxicosis

[ tok-si-koh-sis ]
/ ˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
an abnormal condition produced by the action of a poison.
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Origin of toxicosis

First recorded in 1855–60; toxic + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for toxicosis

toxicosis
/ (ˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs) /

noun
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

toxicosis
[ tŏk′sĭ-kōsĭs ]

n. pl. tox•i•co•ses (-sēz)
Systemic poisoning.
A diseased condition resulting from poisoning.
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