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toxicology

 [tok″sĭ-kol´ah-je]
the science or study of poisons. adj., adj toxicolog´ic.
developmental toxicology the study of the effects of toxins on developing embryos; see also teratology.

tox·i·col·o·gy

(tok'si-kol'ŏ-jē),
The science of poisons, including their source, chemical composition, action, tests, and antidotes.
[toxico- + G. logos, study]

toxicology

/tox·i·col·o·gy/ (tok″sĭ-kol´ah-je) the science or study of poisons.toxicolog´ic

toxicology

(tŏk′sĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the nature, effects, and detection of poisons and the treatment of poisoning.

tox′i·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), tox′i·co·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
tox′i·co·log′i·cal·ly adv.
tox′i·col′o·gist n.

toxicology

[-ol′əjē]
the scientific study of poisons, their detection, their effects, and methods of treatment for conditions they produce. toxicologic, toxicological, adj.

tox·i·col·o·gy

(tok'si-kol'ŏ-jē)
The science of poisons, including their source, chemical composition, action, tests, and antidotes.
[toxico- + G. logos, study]

toxicology

The study of the nature, properties and identification of poisons, of their biological effects on living organisms and of the treatment of these effects.

Toxicology

The branch of medicine that deals with the effects, detection, and treatment of poisons.
Mentioned in: Poisoning

toxicology,

n the discipline of examining the attributes of poisonous materials. See also drug picture.

tox·i·col·o·gy

(tok'si-kol'ŏ-jē)
Science of poisons, including their source, chemical composition, action, tests, and antidotes.
[toxico- + G. logos, study]

toxicology (tok´sikol´əjē),

n the scientific study of the nature and effects of poisons, their detection, and the treatment of their effects.

toxicology

the science or study of poisons.

developmental toxicology
abnormalities of development caused by exposure to deleterious agents; embryotoxicity.
genetic toxicology
errors in the transmission of genetic information induced by a toxic agent; mutagenesis.
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Key words: children's environmental health, developmental toxicology, risk assessment, safety factors, toxicity testing.
New approaches to developmental toxicology should incorporate simultaneous research on several fronts by experts from multiple scientific disciplines, the report says.
The literature on developmental toxicology (Wilson 1977) and developmental neurotoxicology (Rodier 1980; Vorhees 1986) contains many examples of the stage-specificity of structural and functional damage in laboratory animal species that depends on developmental age.
Devendra Parmar, Organising Secretary, Developmental Toxicology Division, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, PO Box 80, M.
The work group was composed of scientists from academia, the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, and federal agencies with expertise in developmental immunology, developmental toxicology, immunotoxicology, and risk evaluation.

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