Toxicosis vs Intoxication - What's the difference?

toxicosis | intoxication |


As nouns the difference between toxicosis and intoxication

is that toxicosis is (toxicology) illness due to poisoning while intoxication is a poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.

toxicosis

English

Noun

(toxicoses)
  • (toxicology) illness due to poisoning
  • intoxication

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A poisoning, as by a spirituous or a narcotic substance.
  • He suffered acute intoxication from the combined effects of several drugs.
  • The state of being intoxicated or drunk; inebriation; ebriety; drunkenness; the act of intoxicating or making drunk.
  • A high excitement of mind; an elation which rises to enthusiasm, frenzy, or madness.