ecotoxicology

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

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

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

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

medical Definition of ecotoxicology

plural ecotoxicologies
: 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 \-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ adjective

ecotoxicologist

play \-ˈkäl-ə-jəst\ noun

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