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townie (informal) a resident of a college town who is not a student or staff member in the college.
town meeting a public assembly, open to all residents of a town. [2 definitions]
townsfolk the people who live in a town.
township a subdivision of a county, usu. having some authority for local government.
townsman a native or resident of a town. [3 definitions]
townspeople those who live in a town; townsfolk.
townswoman a woman who is a native or resident of one's own town. [2 definitions]
towpath a path along the bank of a river or canal trodden by animals or people towing boats.
towrope a rope, cable, or the like, used to tow boats; towline.
tow truck a truck equipped to tow disabled or illegally parked vehicles; wrecker.
toxemia illness due to poisonous substances in the bloodstream, as from eating contaminated food or from infection; blood poisoning.
toxic of, pertaining to, or resulting from a toxin or other poison. [2 definitions]
toxicant poisonous; toxic. [2 definitions]
toxicity the condition, property, or fact of being toxic or containing toxins.
toxico- poison.
toxicology the science that deals with poisons and the detection and treatment of poisoning.
toxic-shock syndrome a sometimes fatal disease, esp. contracted by young women during menstruation, characterized by fever, vomiting, and diarrhea, and thought to be connected with the use of certain tampons that cause a rapid spread of bacterial infection in the vagina.
toxin any poisonous substance that is produced by living cells or living organisms.
toxin-free of or pertaining to a food, product, or location that is free of harmful substances, or to a way of living that reduces exposure to harmful substances.
toxo- variant of toxico-.
toxoid a toxin, used in immunization, that has been rendered nontoxic by chemical or physical means but that retains its capacity to stimulate the production of antibodies.