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Definition of Toxic syndrome

Toxic syndrome: The ensemble of the signs and symptoms of the disorder resulting from exposure to a toxic agent. There are many toxic syndromes. There is a toxic syndrome for ricin or abrin poisoning; a toxic syndrome for arsine or stibine poisoning; a toxic syndrome for riot control agents; a toxic syndrome for vesicant (blister) agents; an organic dust toxic syndrome; and so on. For instance, see: Vesicant.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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