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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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