acute toxicity

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Any poisonous effect produced from a single or short exposure (24 to 96 hours) resulting in severe biological harm or death.

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Alice nonchalantly walked past the bio-hazard signs warning of acute toxicity, ignored the blaring klaxons, and sneered at the incoming undead. Just another Friday at the office, really.
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The acute toxicity of the drug would be experienced immediately by those who would ingest the lethal dose so this drug is only available by prescription.
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You need to make sure that you are aware of the acute toxicity and understand just how to deal with it.
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