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toxicity

[täk′sis·əd·ē]
(pharmacology)
The quality of being toxic.
The kind and amount of poison or toxin produced by a microorganism, or possessed by a chemical substance not of biological origin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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