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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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 ..."