[[t]ˌtɒk sɪˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] adj.
pha mcr (esp. of microorganisms) producing toxins
Etymology: 1920–25 tox`i•ge•nic′i•ty -dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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