Definition of Toxicology

1. Noun. The branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons.




Definition of Toxicology

1. n. The science which treats of poisons, their effects, antidotes, and recognition; also, a discourse or treatise on the science.

Definition of Toxicology

1. Noun. (context: sciences pharmacology) The branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature, effect, detection and treatment of poisons and poisoning. ¹

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Definition of Toxicology

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Medical Definition of Toxicology

1. The scientific study of the chemistry, effects, and treatment of poisonous substances. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toxicology

toxicodynamics
toxicogenetics
toxicogenic
toxicogenic conjunctivitis
toxicogenomic
toxicogenomics
toxicoid
toxicokinetic
toxicokinetics
toxicologic
toxicological
toxicologically
toxicologies
toxicologist
toxicologists
toxicology (current term)
toxicomania
toxicomanias
toxicometry
toxicopathic
toxicopharmacological
toxicopharmacology
toxicophobia
toxicophoric
toxicoproteomics
toxicoses
toxicosis
toxicovigilance
toxics
toxidrome

Literary usage of Toxicology

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1. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"National toxicology Program. TR-259. Carcinogenesis studies of ethyl acrylate (CAS ... toxicology and carcinogenesis studies of ethylene thiourea (CAS no. ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1831)
"Partly on this account, and partly too, because the portion of Dr Marx's system of toxicology hitherto published is really of such a nature as to defy ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"MI)., Prof, of Medical Jurisprudence and toxicology in the University of Pennsylvania, etc. Philadelphia : P. Blakiston & Co., 1884., pp. 606. ..."

4. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, ebrary, Inc, National Research Council, International Committee, Commission on Life Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (1999)
"SEGMENTATION OF toxicology TESTING Another aspect of globalized pharmaceutical development is the segmentation of toxicology testing. ..."

5. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"For a long time the medical profession has been well supplied with excellent treatises on toxicology and Jurisprudence, but among them there has been no ..."

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