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toxigenicity

 [tok″sĭ-jĕ-nis´ĭ-te]
the property of producing toxins.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tox·i·no·ge·nic·i·ty

(tok'si-nō-jĕ-nis'i-tē),
The capacity to produce toxin.
Synonym(s): toxigenicity
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