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tox·ic·i·ty

 (tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. tox·ic·i·ties
1. The quality or condition of being toxic.
2. The degree to which a substance is toxic.

toxicity

(tɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ)
n
1. the degree of strength of a poison
2. the state or quality of being poisonous

tox•ic•i•ty

(tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
the quality, relative degree, or specific degree of being toxic or poisonous.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toxicity - the degree to which something is poisonoustoxicity - the degree to which something is poisonous
definite quantity - a specific measure of amount
cytotoxicity - the degree to which something is toxic to living cells
2.toxicity - grave harmfulness or deadlinesstoxicity - grave harmfulness or deadliness  
unwholesomeness, morbidness, morbidity - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
Translations
myrkyllisyys

toxicity

[ˌtɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ] Ntoxicidad f

toxicity

[tɒkˈsɪsəti] ntoxicité f

toxicity

nGiftigkeit f, → Giftgehalt m

tox·ic·i·ty

n. toxicidad,
cualidad de ser venenoso;
reacción adversa a una medicina.

toxicity

n toxicidad f
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No maternal toxicity was observed, but embryonic loss in the treatment group was double that of the control.
In the present study, it was found that weight gain was significantly reduced when mice were exposed to anesthesia on the fifth day of gestation however; there was no observable symptoms of maternal toxicity.
The drug caused no fetal harm in rats but did in rabbits, which may have been due to maternal toxicity.
Results from this study showed that exposure to the herbicide during organogenesis period caused impairment in fetal development and maternal toxicity, mainly evidenced by decrease in body weight gain.
13 Talukder and Kabir (2001) reported that reduction of arsenic methylation resulted in maternal toxicity, prenatal mortality, low fetal weight, exencephaly and short tails.
The trans-caryophyllene present in the sample is suggested as a phytochemical marker and the results of this study demonstrate an absence of maternal toxicity and foetotoxicity embryofoetotoxicity at the dose administered, corresponding to ten times the recommended dose for use in humans.
In a reproductive toxicity study in rats and rabbits, Defibrotide given by 2-hour infusion showed maternal toxicity with effects on pregnancy and intrauterine development of the progeny, while effects on embryofetal development could not be determined.
Animal studies have shown reproductive harm--testicular damage, reduced fertility, maternal toxicity, early embryonic death and birth defects.

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