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toxicology

toxicology

noun tox·i·col·o·gy \-ˈkä-lə-jē\

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

Full Definition of TOXICOLOGY

:  a science that deals with poisons and their effect and with the problems involved (as clinical, industrial, or legal)
tox·i·col·o·gist \-jist\ noun

First Known Use of TOXICOLOGY

circa 1799

toxicology

noun tox·i·col·o·gy \-ˈkäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural tox·i·col·o·gies

Medical Definition of TOXICOLOGY

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

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