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toxidrome Syllabification: tox·i·drome
Pronunciation: /ˈtäksəˌdrōm/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of toxidrome in English:


A group of signs and symptoms constituting the basis for a diagnosis of poisoning.
Example sentences
  • They also must be familiar in identifying toxidromes and important physical examination findings.
  • Most poisons either have no associated toxidrome or have only some of the expected features of the toxidrome.
  • A toxidrome is the constellation of signs and symptoms that suggest a specific class of poisoning.
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