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the ability to exert a destructive or poisonous effect upon nerve tissue. adj., adj neurotox´ic.
neurotoxicity/neu·ro·tox·ic·i·ty/ (noor″o-tok-sis´it-e) the quality of exerting a destructive or poisonous effect upon nerve tissue.neurotox´ic
Etymology: Gk, neuron, nerve, toxikon, poison
the ability of a drug or other agent to destroy or damage nervous tissue.
neurotoxicityThe degree to which a substance, including a therapeutic agent, can damage the nervous system.
the quality of exerting a destructive or poisonous effect upon nerve tissue.