tox·​i·​co·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌtäk-si-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce toxicological (audio) \
variants: or less commonly toxicologic \ ˌtäk-​si-​kə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce toxicological (audio) \

Definition of toxicological

: of or relating to toxicology or toxins

Other Words from toxicological

toxicologically \ ˌtäk-​si-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce toxicological (audio) \ adverb

Examples of toxicological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Colombian officials on Saturday said preliminary toxicological tests found substances including marijuana, tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines and opioids in Mr. Hawkins’s urine. Talal Ansari, WSJ, 29 Mar. 2022 Among the drugs found by a urine toxicological test performed by officials were marijuana, opioids, antidepressants and benzodiazepines, the statement said. Sophie Reardon, CBS News, 26 Mar. 2022 Finally, there was considerable controversy over the various toxicological reports. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 2 Jan. 2022 The coroner’s office collaborated with the Medical University of South Carolina on the autopsy and toxicological studies during the course of its investigation into Wahl’s death. Danielle Wallace, Fox News, 16 Nov. 2021 After 15 months of treatment, the expression of HBsAg was reduced and liver injury was significantly alleviated in the mice and no toxicological effects were observed18. Chao Yan, Scientific American, 17 June 2020 Her work has found that the proportion of sea lion pups the researchers define as at high risk of toxicological impact from mercury is increasing by 3.7% per year. Sara Tabin, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2021 Traces of marijuana, caffeine and tobacco were found in his system from toxicological testing, according to the report. Stephanie Lai, Los Angeles Times, 17 Dec. 2020 The toxicological report was similarly inconclusive. Matt Hamilton, Los Angeles Times, 2 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of toxicological

1827, in the meaning defined above

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tox·​i·​co·​log·​i·​cal | \ -kə-ˈläj-i-kəl How to pronounce toxicological (audio) \
variants: or toxicologic \ -​ik How to pronounce toxicological (audio) \

Medical Definition of toxicological

: of or relating to toxicology or toxins a toxicological examination

Other Words from toxicological

toxicologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce toxicological (audio) \ adverb


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