neurobehavioral toxicity


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neurobehavioral toxicity

Alterations in attention, concentration, coordination, mood, muscle activity, neurological development, or sensation due to exposure to a poisonous chemical, drug, or physical agent.
See also: toxicity
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Neurobehavioral toxicity seems to be the most sensitive target of PBDEs in rodents that has been reported to date, although pronounced effects on thyroid homeostasis have been also reported (Hallgren and Darnerud 2002; Hallgren et al.
Moreover, the neurobehavioral toxicity of both BPA and NP may be out of proportion with the in vitro and in vivo estrogenic potency of these compounds determined by certain simple assay systems.
A brief history of the neurobehavioral toxicity of manganese: some unanswered questions.