from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A diseased condition resulting from poisoning.

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  • n. illness due to poisoning

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A morbid condition produced by the action of a poison; a chronic poisoning.


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  • A more severe reaction is tick toxicosis, which is a type of poisoning.

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  • Fescue toxicosis occurs when tall fescue, a common pasture and hay forage for horses throughout the United States and Canada, is infected with a fungal endophyte (a plant parasite living within another organism). News

  • Add in personal self enrichment from expense fiddles, petty corruption and barefaced lying to that toxicosis.

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  • Not satisfied with fighting World War VII on just the Iraq and domestic fronts, the 101st Fighting Keyboarders' John Hinderaker risked carpal tunnel syndrome and Cheeto toxicosis to drop a full load of swagger on the Islamunists of Lebanon, Friday:

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  • Already there are genetic probes available to detect carriers of cystinuria in Newfoundland dogs; Von Willebrand's disease, a bleeding disorder, in poodles and Manchester terriers; and copper toxicosis in Bedlington terriers.

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  • OSTROWSKI, S.R. and OLIVER, M.N. (1987) Oak toxicosis in cattle in Northern California: clinical and pathological findings.

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  • A total of some 2700 animals on 60 ranches died of oak toxicosis in the reported outbreak.

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  • NORMAN, B.B. and OLIVER, M.N. (1989) Compensatory weight gain in steers recovered from oak bud toxicosis.

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  • It is highly unlikely that zinc toxicity will be caused through diet; in fact, the cases of avian zinc toxicosis are almost invariably linked to birds consuming galvanized metal, or other non-dietary zinc laden metals.

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