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  • abbr. toxicity

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the sponges, a skeletal element or spicule of monaxial type, which has the form of a double-curved rod or Cupid's bow.
  • n. An abbreviation of toxicology.


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  • I am neither afraid of having to shoot non-toxic shot at doves (the shells work and all my guns are steel-friendly) nor am I 100% convinced no-tox is necessary, so I will be keeping an open mind and following this Texas survey with considerable interest.

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  • In South Dakota, non-tox is not mandatory on the grass lands though it is on Game Production Areas and Waterfowl Production Areas.

    Should Non-Toxic Shot Be Mandatory for Doves?

  • With water boiled in basket pots until the tannin tox is gone.


  • "The case isn't complete until we get the 'tox' back." RSS

  • The tox screen came back with high levels of a cancer-treatment drug called Nexavar.

    Mercy Kill

  • She faxes the tox screen from the ER and updates him on the medications Harry needs to be receiving.

    Between Expectations

  • Methadone, I have learned, has a structure that is different enough from heroin that it is not picked up by a tox screen, so this last positive urine test was also the last time she was high, the last time she had a needle in her arm or between her toes.

    Between Expectations

  • He worries that if he agrees, he will be made to return to prison, so the ER staff has him pee in a cup and they document the negative urine tox before giving him the drugs.

    Between Expectations

  • Great post, and I'm with the 35 yards or less guys when it comes to waterfowl ... especially with steel, but even with the new, non-tox stuff.

    Long-Range Shotgunning

  • Don't get me wrong, there are any number of things in the world that are legitimately complicated -- multidimensional string theory, Middle East peace, a Charlie Sheen tox screen -- but a healthy relationship is most definitely not.

    JD Roberto: It's (Not) Complicated


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