- The quality or condition of being toxic.
- The degree to which a substance is toxic.
(usually uncountable, plural toxicities)
Variant of toxic
- of, affected by, or caused by a toxin, or poison
- acting as a poison; poisonous
Origin of toxicMedieval Latin toxicus ; from Classical Latin toxicum, a poison ; from Classical Greek toxicon, a poison, origin, originally , poison in which arrows were dipped ; from toxicos, of or for a bow ; from toxon, a bow
a toxic substance; also, something contaminated by a toxic substance: usually used in pl.