arsenical

adjective ar·sen·i·cal \ är-ˈse-ni-kəl \

Definition of arsenical

: of, relating to, containing, or caused by arsenic
  • arsenical poisoning

arsenical

noun

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First Known Use of arsenical

1605


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arsenical

adjective ar·sen·i·cal \ är-ˈsen-i-kəl \

medical Definition of arsenical

: of, relating to, containing, or caused by arsenic
  • an arsenical drug
  • arsenical poisoning

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arsenical

noun

medical Definition of arsenical

: a compound or preparation containing arsenic

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