dioxin definition by Webster's New World
Origin: di- plush ox- plush -in
dioxin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: di-1 + ox(o)- + -in.
dioxin - Cultural Definition
A group of pollutants created as by-products in many industrial processes. Dioxins accumulate in human tissue and affect human metabolism. They are carcinogens. Eliminating dioxins is an important goal of environmental policy.
dioxin - Medical Definition
dioxin - Science Definition