ototoxic

adjective oto·tox·ic \ ˌō-tə-ˈtäk-sik \

Definition of ototoxic

: 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

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ototoxic

adjective oto·tox·ic \ ˌōt-ə-ˈtäk-sik \

medical Definition of ototoxic

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

ototoxicity

play \-täk-ˈsis-ət-ē\ noun, plural -ties

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