HyperDic: poisonous_substance

English > 1 sense of the expression poisonous substance:
NOUNsubstancepoisonous substance, poison, toxicantany substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
English > poisonous substance: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism.
Synonymspoison, toxicant
NarroweratropineA poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family
hyoscyamineA poisonous crystalline alkaloid (isometric with atropine but more potent)
toxinA poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishponzoña, tósigo, toxina, veneno
Catalanmetzina, tòxic, verí

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