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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism adj. - Having the qualities or effects of a poison.

Usage examples (36)
  • If a toxicant is lipid-soluble it readily penetrates cell membranes.
  • Tissue affinity determines the degree of concentration of a toxicant.
  • Normally, the toxicant is only bound to the albumen for a relatively short time.
  • The primary sites for toxicant storage are adipose tissue, bone, liver and kidneys. for more
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