toxicological

adjective
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 toxicologic (audio) \

Definition of toxicological

: of or relating to toxicology or toxins

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Other Words from toxicological

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

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In the United States, comprehensive toxicology results are usually available in approximately two weeks, according to Laura Labay, a forensic toxicologist and director of toxicological services at NMS Labs in Pennsylvania. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "7 questions about the unexplained tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, answered," 18 June 2019 In the United States, comprehensive toxicology results are usually available in approximately two weeks, according to Laura Labay, a forensic toxicologist and director of toxicological services at NMS Labs in Pennsylvania. Hannah Sampson, Washington Post, "7 questions about the unexplained tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, answered," 17 June 2019 Dogs locate animal feces and researchers analyze the findings in a lab to to extract genetic, physiological, toxicological, and dietary indicators that provide insight on the environmental health of an area or a particular species. Ephrat Livni, Quartz, "Dogs are working to save the world’s endangered species," 9 June 2019 On Wednesday, Dominican National Police said in a statement that Schaup-Werner's body was sent for an autopsy, and body fluids were sent for toxicological and histopathological studies. NBC News, "Maryland couple dies of respiratory failure in Dominican Republic after Pennsylvania woman dies at same resort," 5 June 2019 Some ink manufacturers post Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) online that include product ingredients, potential hazards, and toxicological and regulatory information. Jessica Toscano, SELF, "9 Smart Questions to Ask Before Getting a Tattoo," 9 Nov. 2018 The toxicological analysis determined the cause of death: acute barbiturate poisoning. Maude Campbell, Popular Mechanics, "The Complete History of the Autopsy," 26 Dec. 2018 The draft report from the Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is a toxicological profile of four types of stain- and water-resistant chemicals. Ariel Wittenberg, Science | AAAS, "After controversy, U.S. releases report showing elevated health risks from nonstick chemicals," 20 June 2018 Those statements prompted investigators to carry out toxicological examinations on dozens of other patients who died at the hospitals, leading to the new charges. Time, "A Nurse Already Serving a Life Sentence Was Charged With Killing 97 More Patients," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of toxicological

1827, in the meaning defined above

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toxicological

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

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