Cumulative poison


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a poison the action of which is cumulative.

See also: Cumulative

References in classic literature ?
Strychnine is, in a certain sense, a cumulative poison, but it would be quite impossible for it to result in sudden death in this way.
If you mistakenly adopt a board member not aligned with your corporate vision, and if they are unfamiliar with your company from the inside, they can become a cumulative poison to the organization.
Cadmium is a potentially long-term cumulative poison.
Mercury is highly toxic, cumulative poison with the ability to accumulate in a human body.
The rumor is that methanol, "a deadly cumulative poison," is released from aspartame artificial sweetener.
Fluoride is a cumulative poison, its effects may take years to develop and, in the absence of testing, the symptoms may never be associated with their cause.
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