hepatotoxicity

noun
hep·​a·​to·​tox·​ic·​i·​ty | \ ˌhe-pə-tō-täk-ˈsi-sə-tē How to pronounce hepatotoxicity (audio) , hi-ˌpa-tə- \

Definition of hepatotoxicity

1 : a state of toxic damage to the liver
2 : a tendency or capacity to cause hepatotoxicity

First Known Use of hepatotoxicity

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hepatotoxicity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hepatotoxicity. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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hepatotoxicity

noun
he·​pa·​to·​tox·​ic·​i·​ty | \ -täk-ˈsis-ət-ē How to pronounce hepatotoxicity (audio) \
plural hepatotoxicities

Medical Definition of hepatotoxicity

1 : a state of toxic damage to the liver
2 : a tendency or capacity to cause hepatotoxicity

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