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tox·i·col·o·gy

 (tŏk′sĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the nature, effects, and detection of poisons and the treatment of poisoning.

tox′i·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), tox′i·co·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
tox′i·co·log′i·cal·ly adv.
tox′i·col′o·gist n.

toxicology

(ˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Chemistry) the branch of science concerned with poisons, their nature, effects, and antidotes
toxicological, ˌtoxicoˈlogic adj
ˌtoxicoˈlogically adv
ˌtoxiˈcologist n

tox•i•col•o•gy

(ˌtɒk sɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of pharmacology dealing with the effects, antidotes, detection, etc., of poisons.
[1790–1800]
tox`i•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) tox`i•co•log′ic, adj.
tox`i•co•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
tox`i•col′o•gist, n.

tox·i·col·o·gy

(tŏk′sĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of poisons, of their effects and detection, and of the treatment of poisoning.

toxicology

the branch of medical science that studies the effects, antidotes, detection, etc., of poisons. — toxicologist, n.toxicologie, toxicological, adj.
See also: Poison
the scientific study of poisons, their detection and actions, and the treatment of the conditions they cause. — toxicologist, n. — toxicologie, toxicological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties

toxicology

The study of poisons, especially their effects and antidotes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toxicology - the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisonstoxicology - the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons
materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
polyvalence, polyvalency - (toxicology) the state of being capable of counteracting more than one toxin or antigen or kind of microorganism
Translations
toksikologija
toxikológia
toxicologie
toxicologie
toxikologi

toxicology

[ˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] Ntoxicología f

toxicology

[ˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒi] ntoxicologie ftoxic waste ndéchets mpl toxiques

toxicology

nToxikologie f

toxicology

[ˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] ntossicologia

tox·i·col·o·gy

n. toxicología, estudio de los venenos o sustancias tóxicas, los efectos que causan en el organismo y su tratamiento;
___ screenprotocolo toxicológico.

toxicology

n toxicología, estudio de las sustancias tóxicas y sus efectos en el organismo
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