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poison

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noun poi·son \ˈpȯiz-ən\

Medical Definition of poison

  1. 1:  a substance that through its chemical action usually kills, injures, or impairs an organism

  2. 2:  a substance that inhibits the activity of another substance or the course of a reaction or process <a catalyst poison>




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poison

transitive verb poi·son

Medical Definition of poison

poi·sonedpoi·son·ing \ˈpȯiz-niŋ, -ən-iŋ\play

  1. 1:  to injure or kill with poison

  2. 2:  to treat, taint, or impregnate with poison




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poison

adjective poi·son

Medical Definition of poison

  1. 1:  poisonous <a poison plant>

  2. 2:  impregnated with poison <a poison arrow>





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