Toxication
Toxication Tox`i*ca"tion, n. [L. toxicum a poison: cf. toxicatus smeared with poison.] Poisoning. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • toxication — /tok si kay sheuhn/, n. poisoning. [1815 25; < ML toxication (s. of toxicatio), equiv. to toxicat(us) (ptp. of toxicare to poison; see TOXIC, ATE1) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

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  • toxication — tox·i·ca·tion (tok″sĭ kaґshən) poisoning …   Medical dictionary

  • toxication — n. poisoning …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Autotoxication — Au to*tox i*ca tion, n. [Auto + toxication.] (Physiol.) Same as {Auto intoxication}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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