toxicology


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to toxicology: toxicologist, environmental toxicology, Forensic toxicology

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
OMICS Group invites all the participants from the globe to join at Toxicology-2012 to share the major concern related to toxicology and to imbibe knowledge associated to scientific discoveries in Toxicology.
EPA 2000) </pre> <p>Fifteen past presidents of the Society of Toxicology have written in Risk Policy Report (2002) that</p> <pre>
Despite efforts to develop better methods, most of the tools used for toxicology and human safety testing are decades old.
Sandi Gibbons, spokeswoman for the District Attorney's Office, said Wednesday that she cannot comment on the toxicology test results because they are evidence.
In four other papers in TOXICOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL HEALTH, Gray's group describes two fungicides (vinclozolin and procymidone), an herbi cide (linuron), an insecticide (methoxychlor), and several other compounds that provoke various degrees of reproductiveorgan abnormalities.
Revised and updated to reflect new advances in toxicology research and including content by some of the leading researchers in the field, the 14-volume second edition of Comprehensive Toxicology remains the premier resource for toxicologists in academia, medicine, and corporations.
This work describes the basic concepts of toxicology and equips readers with the skills required to evaluate risks at given exposures.
Gant is head of the Systems Toxicology group at the Medical Research Council Toxicology Unit, United Kingdom.
The toxicology program's own scientists, having reviewed 14 animal and more than 30 human studies involving saccharin, recently concluded that it was unfairly placed on the list, in 1981, and should be removed.
unveiled at the symposium a "Living Skin Equivalent" especially adapted for use in toxicology testing.
The evolution of toxicology testing finds its impetus in the continuing growth of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as the awareness of public health initiatives, needs, and responses that demand faster, more accurate, more economical methods for screening potential toxicity.
INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 ADME-Tox - An Introduction I-3 Toxicology Testing I-3 ADME Testing I-3

Full browser ?