nephrotoxic

adjective
neph·​ro·​tox·​ic | \ ˌne-frə-ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce nephrotoxic (audio) \

Definition of nephrotoxic

: poisonous to the kidney nephrotoxic drugs also : resulting from or marked by poisoning of the kidney nephrotoxic effects

Other Words from nephrotoxic

nephrotoxicity \ ˌne-​frə-​täk-​ˈsi-​sə-​tē How to pronounce nephrotoxicity (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of nephrotoxic

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Nephrotoxic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nephrotoxic. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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nephrotoxic

adjective
neph·​ro·​tox·​ic | \ ˌnef-rə-ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce nephrotoxic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nephrotoxic

: poisonous to the kidney nephrotoxic drugs also : resulting from or marked by poisoning of the kidney nephrotoxic effects

Other Words from nephrotoxic

nephrotoxicity \ -​täk-​ˈsis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce nephrotoxicity (audio) \ noun, plural nephrotoxicities

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