Examples from the Web for toxin
In this understanding, art is like a medicine or a toxin, transforming its audience for good or ill.
It presumes “that art is an instrument like medicine or a toxin that can be injected into us and transform us.”
We should embrace the notion that low levels of exposure to any toxin over an extended period can lead to serious health issues.
Red wine is the second worst from a toxin perspective, sadly.Five Ways to Recover Faster From Your Thanksgiving Binge|Dave Asprey|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the toxin, which sits in the synapses between neurons, can take weeks to wash out.
Probably it was the toxin in the blood which poisoned the heart.Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
Paralysis of the soft palate has occurred from poisoning of the nerves controlling it, caused by direct penetration of the toxin.Preventable Diseases|Woods Hutchinson
There was, in fact, no evidence to substantiate the hypothesis of a specific action of the toxin on the nerve-cells.Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan
He believes that it is the result of some organic process (intracranial pressure or toxin).Benign Stupors|August Hoch
"This bottle contains a weak solution of the toxin of fatigue," persisted Kennedy.The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve