Poison

Any chemical or agent that can cause illness or death when eaten, absorbed through the skin, or inhaled by humans or animals (see pesticides).

Poison

In the context of biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances to organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when a sufficient quantity is absorbed by an organism. The fields of medicine (particularly veterinary) and zoology often distinguish a poison from a toxin, and from a venom. Toxins are pois...
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poison

(poi´zәn) a substance that, on ingestion, inhalation, absorption, application, injection, or development within the body, sometimes in just small amounts, may cause structural or functional disturbance. See also toxin and venom. adj., poi´sonous., adj. See also poisoning and names of individual poisons.
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poison

[n] - any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism 2. [n] - anything that harms or destroys 3. [v] - spoil as if by poison 4. [v] - kill by its poison 5. [v] - kill with poison 6. [v] - add poison to 7. [v] - administer poison to
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Poison

• (n.) Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly effect upon it; as, morphine is a deadly poison; the poison of pestilential diseases. • (n.) To injure or kill by poison; to administer poison to. • (n.) To taint; to corrupt; to vitiate; as, vice poisons happiness; ...
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poison

noun anything that harms or destroys; `the poison of fascism`
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Poison

[Bardot song] The single attracted much hype due to its inclusion on the high-rating Popstars program and debuted at number 1 on the ARIA Singles Chart, where it spent two consecutive weeks, and was certified double platinum. It became the sixth highest selling single in Australia of 2000 and was the highest selling single by an Australian ...
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Poison

[Bell Biv DeVoe song] `Poison` is a 1990 single by the New Edition spinoff group, Bell Biv DeVoe. This song—in the style of New Jack Swing, a late-80s hybrid of R&B and hip hop—was the group`s most successful, and sings of the dangers of falling in love. `Poison` was the first single taken from Bell Biv DeVoe`s debut album of the same n...
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Poison

[Final Fight] Originally conceived as a female thug in Final Fight and part of the game`s antagonist group, Mad Gear, concerns during the game`s development about reactions from North American audiences to fighting women, resulted in the character being re-imagined as a futanari. However, that was not considered satisfactory and both Poison...
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Poison

[Groove Coverage song] Orc Shamans ...
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Poison

[Secret EP] Poison is the third mini-album by South Korean girl group Secret. Following their Japanese promotions in 2012, TS Entertainment announced that the group will have its comeback in South Korea after almost a year absence in the South Korean music industry. The mini-album was released on September 13, 2012, and contains five tracks...
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Poison

Poi'son intransitive verb To act as, or convey, a poison. « Tooth that poisons if it bite.» Shak.
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Poison

Poi'son noun [ French poison , in Old French also, a potion, from Latin potio a drink, draught, potion, a poisonous draught, from potare to drink. See Potable , and confer Potion .] 1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of p...
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Poison

Poi'son transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Poisoned ; present participle & verbal noun Poisoning .] [ Confer Old French poisonner , French empoissoner , Latin potionare to give to drink. See Poison...
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poison

1. Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly effect upon it; as, morphine is a deadly poison; the poison of pestilential diseases. ... 2. That which taints or destroys moral purity or health; as, the poison of evil example; the poison of sin. Poison ash. ... <botany> A pois...
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Poison

a substance that through its chemical action usually kills, injures, or impairs an organism.
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poison

Any substance that can cause an adverse effect when introduced into a biological system (not acting mechanically).
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poison

Any substance that causes injury, illness, or death, especially by chemical means. In biology, the word poison is reserved for substances that are most likely to enter the body via the mouth or airways. Poisonous substances injected by biting or stinging animals are called venom, while those released by bacteria in an infection are known as toxins....
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poison

Any substance that harms the body or causes death - see venom
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Poison

Any toxic substance that upsets normal functions in living organisms by surface absorption, injection or ingestion, eventually leading to death if the dosage is sufficiently strong. When ?poison? is on a product label it means that the chemical or substance inside is highly toxic.
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poison

in biochemistry, a substance, natural or synthetic, that causes damage to living tissues and has an injurious or fatal effect on the body, whether it ... [35 related articles]
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poison

in nuclear physics, any material that can easily capture neutrons without subsequently undergoing nuclear fission. Examples of poisons are the ...
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Poison

in this context is a Toxin that can be absorbed through the skin, and are generally administered passively when touched or eaten, i.e. aren`t used to attack, more as a defensive mechanism. The Puffer Fish is an example of a poisonous creature.
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poison

poison 1. A substance that causes injury, illness, or death; especially, by chemical means. 2. Something destructive or fatal. 3. In chemistry and/or physics: a substance that inhibits another substance or a reaction: a catalyst poison. 4. Etymology: a Latin word that passed through Vulgar Latin into Old French in the form of poison. This word m...
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Poison

Poison is British slang for an unpleasant person.
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