Capable of injuring or killing by poison
Bacteria can process toxic wastes and oil spills into harmless biodegradable materials.
But every antiseptic, however good is more or less toxic and irritating to a wounded surface.
On the toxic properties of nickel salts see A.
In large doses toxic symptoms are produced, death following on coma.
The seeds contain a toxic substance, which makes them actively poisonous; so much so that three have been known to kill an adult.