toxicity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n toxicity grave harmfulness or deadliness
    • n toxicity the degree to which something is poisonous
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Taipan snakes have 50 times more toxic than a cobra snake
    • n Toxicity The quality or state of being toxic or poisonous; poisonousness.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Research has indicated that indoor pollution is 10 times more toxic than outdoor pollution
    • n toxicity The state of being toxic.
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Quotations

  • David Bissonette
    David Bissonette
    “I recently read that love is entirely a matter of chemistry. That must be why my wife treats me like toxic waste.”

Usage

In literature:

The vitals were sent to Paris and analyzed, and they revealed the presence of no toxic substance.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 3 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
The vitals were sent to Paris and analyzed, and they revealed the presence of no toxic substance.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
As before, I see it turn brown and die on the spot, still half inside the toxic corpse.
"More Hunting Wasps" by J. Henri Fabre
At least this stuff isn't toxic.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
The theory that black walnut trees give off toxic properties from their roots, which are fatal to other plants, is therefore not new.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Death results from toxic material produced while the germs are multiplying.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
Applied direct to the dormant buds of the sweet cherry, however, it proved toxic, as the buds never developed.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Some women during childbirth, due probably to some toxic infection, become insane.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
The first rebuttal to the existence of such a toxicity was forwarded by Evelyn in the 17th century.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
Another problem in relation to tree treatment may be added, that is, the relation of spores and mycelium to toxic agents.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Third Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
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In news:

I have focused on representing defendants in mass tort litigation notably on behalf of the airline industry and manufacturers facing toxic tort litigation.
Obama too toxic for West Virginia Democrats.
The Food and Drug Administration is capping the amount of the painkiller acetaminophen in prescription drugs due to the risk of liver toxicity, the agency said Thursday.
How to manage up and down, tips for deciphering the ways of toxic colleagues and trouble with gas.
The oil-dispersant mixture was no more toxic than the oil alone, the agency said, and BP's product of choice, Corexit, was just about as toxic as alternatives.
California officials have plan in works to replace toxic products.
'Toxic tush' suspect pleads not guilty in Broward cases.
"The toxic effects have been observed within a few days after the first exposure of bulls to the insecticides and lasted for as long as the pyrethroid exposure continued," Volkmann says.
"Excessive use of insecticides or use of insecticides contrary to label directions can raise the potential for human toxicity," the authors write.
We live in a world of toxic substances.
Clozapine, a new anti-psychotic, can cause fatal bone-marrow toxicity.
The toxic (and intoxicating ) effects of resentment This Emotional Life.
AIG Toxic Debt Coming to a Money Fund Near You: Street Whispers.
The American Century was built on a toxic metal, one we still know very little about.
Piping eliminates need for toxic installation materials.
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In science:

Once the maximum sample size in phase I, n1 , is reached, suppose that there are K dose combinations with toxicity probabilities πij satisfying pr(πij < φT |D) > ca , then they are selected as admissible doses and carried forward to phase II in parallel. 4.
Bayesian phase I/II adaptively randomized oncology trials with combined drugs
If a trial starts with a large number of dose combinations, many more doses could make it into phase II, possibly some with toxicity much lower than the upper bound.
Bayesian phase I/II adaptively randomized oncology trials with combined drugs
From a practical point of view, we could tighten the admissibility criteria by choosing only those with posterior toxicity probabilities closest to φT .
Bayesian phase I/II adaptively randomized oncology trials with combined drugs
The dose-limiting toxicity was defined as any grade 3 or 4 nonhematologic toxicity, grade 4 thrombocytopenia, or grade 4 neutropenia lasting more than two weeks or associated with infection.
Bayesian phase I/II adaptively randomized oncology trials with combined drugs
In this trial, it took up to two weeks to assess both toxicity and efficacy, rendering the response-adaptive randomization practically feasible.
Bayesian phase I/II adaptively randomized oncology trials with combined drugs
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