[tok-sik] /ˈtɒk sɪk/
of, pertaining to, affected with, or caused by a or poison:
a toxic condition.
acting as or having the effect of a poison; poisonous:
a toxic drug.
pertaining to or noting debt that will probably not be repaid:
pertaining to or noting a financial instrument or other asset that has no value or an unknown value because there is no market for it:
toxic mortgage-backed securities.
a toxic chemical or other substance.
of, relating to, or caused by a toxin or poison; poisonous
harmful or deadly
(of a financial asset) likely to cause significant loss to the holder
1660s, from French toxique, from Late Latin toxicus “poisoned,” from Latin toxicum “poison,” from Greek toxikon (pharmakon) “(poison) for use on arrows,” from toxikon, neuter of toxikos “pertaining to arrows or archery,” and thus to a bow, from toxon “bow,” probably from a Scythian word that also was borrowed into Latin as taxus “yew.”
toxic tox·ic (tŏk’sĭk)
A toxic chemical or other substance.
[hahy-per-tri-koh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pər trɪˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun 1. excessive growth of hair. hypertrichosis hy·per·tri·cho·sis (hī’pər-trĭ-kō’sĭs) n. Growth of hair in excess of the normal.
hypertriglyceridemia hy·per·tri·glyc·er·i·de·mi·a (hī’pər-trī-glĭs’ər-ĭ-dē’mē-ə) n. An elevated triglyceride concentration in the blood.
[hahy-pur-truh-fee] /haɪˈpɜr trə fi/ noun, plural hypertrophies. 1. abnormal enlargement of a part or organ; excessive growth. 2. excessive growth or accumulation of any kind. verb (used with or without object), hypertrophied, hypertrophying. 3. to affect with or undergo hypertrophy. /haɪˈpɜːtrəfɪ/ noun (pl) -phies 1. enlargement of an organ or part resulting from an increase […]
- Hypertrophic arthritis
hypertrophic arthritis n. See osteoarthritis.