• toxicity

    The quality or state of being toxic or poisonous; poisonousness.

  • toxicology

    The science which treats of poisons, their effects, antidotes, and recognition; also, a discourse or treatise on the science.

  • antitoxin

    A substance (sometimes the product of a specific micro-organism and sometimes naturally present in the blood or tissues of an animal), capable of producing immunity from certain diseases, or of counteracting the poisonous effects of pathogenic bacteria.

  • detox

    the hospital ward or clinic in which patients are detoxified; -- often used attributively.

  • detoxification

    a medically supervised treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to rid the body of the addictive substances.

  • intoxicant

    That which intoxicates; an intoxicating agent; as, alcohol, opium, and laughing gas are intoxicants.

  • intoxicate

    to drink so much alcohol that bodily impairment temporarily follows

  • intoxicating

    Producing intoxication; fitted to intoxicate; as, intoxicating liquors.

  • nontoxic

    Not toxic.

  • toxemia

    the condition of having poisonous substances in the blood

  • toxin

    A poisonous product formed by an organism, such as a pathogenic bacterium, a plant or an animal, usually having a high molecular weight, often a protein or a polysaccharide, but occasionally a low-molecular weight agent such as tetrodotoxin.

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