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toxicology

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noun tox·i·col·o·gy \-ˈkä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of toxicology

  • : the study of poisonous chemicals, drugs, etc., and how a person or other living thing reacts to them

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of toxicology

  1. :  a science that deals with poisons and their effect and with the problems involved (as clinical, industrial, or legal)

toxicologist play \-jist\ noun

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toxicology

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noun tox·i·col·o·gy \-ˈkäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of toxicology

plural toxicologies

  1. :  the scientific study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on the living organism




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