ototoxic

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adjective oto·tox·ic \ˌō-tə-ˈtäk-sik\

Definition of ototoxic

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

ototoxicity

play \ˌō-tə-täk-ˈsi-sə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of ototoxic

1951


Medical Dictionary

ototoxic

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adjective oto·tox·ic \ˌōt-ə-ˈtäk-sik\

Medical Definition of ototoxic

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

ototoxicity

\-täk-ˈsis-ət-ē\play noun plural

ototoxicities


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