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toxic

harmful or deadly

toxic

[′täk·sik]
(medicine)
Relating to a harmful effect by a poisonous substance on the human body by physical contact, ingestion, or inhalation.
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"I was admitted to hospital for two and a half weeks for IVs, and I also had to be put onto oxygen for ten days to stabilise me, as my levels had dropped toxically low.
Phenylketonuria is inherited metabolic disease that, if detected prior manifestations of the disease and before elevated levels of phenylalanine toxically accumulate and affect the central nervous system, can be controlled by adequate intake of phenylalanine, so all adverse effects of the disease could be successfully avoided by treatment.
Maryam is stuck in an abusive marriage, living with her in-laws in a conservative, toxically religious village.
Synergistic induction of chemokine secretion by proinflammatory cytokines provides a protective mechanism: it ensures amplification of the inflammatory response and at the same time eliminates the need for toxically high concentrations of proinflammatory cytokines to accumulate [48].
These findings are confirmed in Haidan's and Rantala's reports where GCS/GGS isolates were found, and the isolates that have the fibronectin-binding protein property can aggregate human platelets and can toxically affect the endothelial cells [13, 23].
Both the EES and CES schools are exposed to the toxically enhanced organic species as they travel inland, which our data suggest indeed impact the respiratory health of students.
Nativist American cultural barbarism, from Whitman to Ginsberg and Mailer, has become toxically mixed with desperately fashionable French Nietzschean-Heideggerian relativism and nihilism, a veritable witches' brew.
Metalure Liquid Black is chemically inert and free of any chrome VI compounds--thus, it is toxically safe.
The status quo, the Mike Ashley philosophy inflicted on a club that is yearning for something different while a lame duck boss limps on until the end of a season that is now drifting toxically, cannot be maintained this summer.
Rather than viewing drunken comportment as a function of toxically disinhibited brains operating in impulse-driven bodies, we have recommended that what is fundamentally at issue are the learned relations that exist among men (sic) living together in a society.
In her poetic text, Beckenstein describes the artist's "signature style" as: "working magic with oppositions, creating landscapes that are realistically surreal, toxically compelling, sensually distant, and objectively abstract." "[N]o more a feminist artist than...a deliberate ecoartist," for Gornik "the feminist self emerges through a larger identity that is inseparable from her creative artistic process," writes Beckenstein.
They also worked on the toxically over priced courthouse.