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ecotoxicology

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noun eco·tox·i·col·o·gy \-ˌtäk-si-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Definition of ecotoxicology

  1. :  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 play \-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
eco·tox·i·col·o·gist play \-ˈkä-lə-jist\ noun


1977

First Known Use of ecotoxicology

1977


Medical Dictionary

ecotoxicology

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noun eco·tox·i·col·o·gy \ˌē-kō-ˌtäk-si-ˈkäl-ə-jē, ˌek-ō-\

Medical Definition of ecotoxicology

plural eco·tox·i·col·o·gies

  1. :  a scientific discipline combining the methods of ecology and toxicology in studying the effects of toxic substances and especially pollutants on the environment

  2. eco·tox·i·co·log·i·cal \-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective
    eco·tox·i·col·o·gist \-ˈkäl-ə-jəst\play noun




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