ecotoxicology


eco·tox·i·col·o·gy

noun \-ˌtäk-si-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of ECOTOXICOLOGY

:  a scientific discipline combining the methods of ecology and toxicology in studying the effects of toxic substances and especially pollutants on the environment
eco·tox·i·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
eco·tox·i·col·o·gist \-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of ECOTOXICOLOGY

1977

eco·tox·i·col·o·gy

noun \ˌē-kō-ˌtäk-si-ˈkäl-ə-jē, ˌek-ō-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural eco·tox·i·col·o·gies

Medical Definition of ECOTOXICOLOGY

: a scientific discipline combining the methods of ecology and toxicology in studying the effects of toxic substances and especially pollutants on the environment
eco·tox·i·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective
eco·tox·i·col·o·gist \-ˈkäl-ə-jəst\ noun

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