1. nephrotoxic

adjective. toxic to the kidney.



  • nephro- (English)
  • toxic (English)
  • toxique (French)

Sentences with nephrotoxic

1. Noun, singular or mass
The selected antibiotic should not have a nephrotoxic (poisonous or damaging) effect on the kidneys.

2. Adverb
Some antibiotics are nephrotoxic, as well.

3. Verb, base form
Sepsis, dehydration, malnutrition and exposure to nephrotoxic drugs (poisonous to the kidney) are all possible causes in kidney failure.

4. Adjective
Clove oil in large doses is both nephrotoxic (poisonous to kidneys) and hepatotoxic (poisonous to liver).