Definition of Toxical

1. toxic [adj] - See also: toxic

Medical Definition of Toxical

1. Of or pertaining to poison; poisonous; as, toxic medicines. Origin: L. Toxicum poison, originally, a poison in which arrows were dipped, Gr. (sc) poison for smearing arrows with, fr. Of or for the bow, from bow, arrow. Cf. Intoxicate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toxical

toxic oil syndrome
toxic psychosis
toxic retinopathy
toxic shock
toxic site
toxic substances
toxic tetanus
toxic unit
toxic waste
toxic waste area
toxic waste dump
toxic waste site
toxic wastes
toxical (current term)
toxicity test
toxicity tests

Literary usage of Toxical

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1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"injected first, and the iodine afterwards, without the former affecting the animal: in this case, it suffices to suspend the absorption of the toxical ..."

2. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1883)
"toxical ANALYSIS. [§215. with water, filter, examine the filtrate, wash the residue, incinerate it, and examine the ash. 4. The following method proposed by ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1876)
"To sum up, the uterine souffle is a symptom, but not a sign of pregnancy. (To bt continued.) ARTICLE VI.—The toxical Properties of Lolium Temulentum and ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine (1858)
"ON THE toxical AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF NITRATE OF OXYDE OF GLYCYL. By AG FIELD, Esq., late Demonstrator of Anatomy at St. George's Hospital Medical ..."

5. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1864)
"toxical Effects of Sulphuret of Carbon. Dr. Delpech, a Fellow of the Faculty of Medicine, has recently published important observations on the evil effects ..."

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