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toxicosis

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noun tox·i·co·sis \ˌtäk-sə-ˈkō-səs\

Definition of toxicosis

plural tox·i·co·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  a pathological condition caused by the action of a poison or toxin



Origin of toxicosis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

toxicosis

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noun tox·i·co·sis \ˌtäk-sə-ˈkō-səs\

Medical Definition of toxicosis

plural tox·i·co·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a pathological condition caused by the action of a poison or toxin




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