ecotoxicology

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noun eco·tox·i·col·o·gy \ˌē-kō-ˌtäk-si-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌe-kō-\

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

ecotoxicological

play \ˌē-kō-ˌtäk-si-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌe-kō-\ adjective

ecotoxicologist

play \ˌē-kō-ˌtäk-si-ˈkä-lə-jist, ˌe-kō-\ noun

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

ecotoxicologies

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

ecotoxicological

\-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective

ecotoxicologist

\-ˈkäl-ə-jəst\play noun

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