ototoxic

adjective
oto·​tox·​ic | \ ˌō-tə-ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce ototoxic (audio) \

Definition of ototoxic

: producing, involving, or being adverse effects on organs or nerves involved in hearing or balance an ototoxic drug

Other Words from ototoxic

ototoxicity \ ˌō-​tə-​täk-​ˈsi-​sə-​tē How to pronounce ototoxic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of ototoxic

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Ototoxic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ototoxic. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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ototoxic

adjective
oto·​tox·​ic | \ ˌōt-ə-ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce ototoxic (audio) \

Medical Definition of ototoxic

: producing, involving, or being adverse effects on organs or nerves involved in hearing or balance an ototoxic drug

Other Words from ototoxic

ototoxicity \ -​täk-​ˈsis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce ototoxic (audio) \ noun, plural ototoxicities

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