toxic shock

noun
variants: or

toxic shock syndrome

Definition of toxic shock

medical

  1. :  a serious illness that is caused by bacteria and occurs especially in women who use tampons

Word by Word Definitions

toxicplay
  1. :  containing or being poisonous material especially when capable of causing death or serious debilitation

    :  exhibiting symptoms of infection or toxicosis

    :  extremely harsh, malicious, or harmful

shockplay
  1. :  a pile of sheaves of grain or stalks of corn set up in a field with the butt ends down

  1. :  to collect into shocks

  1. :  the impact or encounter of individuals or groups in combat

    :  a violent shake or jar :  concussion

    :  an effect of such violence

  1. :  to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust

    :  to cause to undergo a physical or nervous shock

    :  to subject to the action of an electrical discharge

  1. :  bushy, shaggy

  1. :  a thick bushy mass (as of hair)


Medical Dictionary

toxic shock

noun

Medical Definition of toxic shock


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