Definition of toxicity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//tɒkˈsɪsəti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//tɑːkˈsɪsəti//
    (pl. toxicities) (specialist) Waste and pollution
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  1. 1[uncountable] the quality of being poisonous; the extent to which something is poisonous substances with high levels of toxicity See related entries: Waste and pollution
  2. 2[countable] the effect that a poisonous substance has Minor toxicities of this drug include nausea and vomiting.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: toxicity