tox|i|col|o|gy [ ,taksı`kalədʒi ] noun uncount TECHNICAL
the study of poisonous substances

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  • Toxicology — (from the Greek words τοξικός toxicos poisonous and logos) is a branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms.[1] It is the study of symptoms, mechanisms, treatments… …   Wikipedia

  • Toxicology — Tox i*col o*gy, n. [Gr. toxiko n poison + logy; cf. F. toxicologie. See {Toxic}. ] The science which treats of poisons, their effects, antidotes, and recognition; also, a discourse or treatise on the science. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toxicology — 1839, from Fr. toxicologie (1812), from comb. form of Gk. toxikon arrow poison (see TOXIC (Cf. toxic)) + logia (see LOGY (Cf. logy)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • toxicology — ► NOUN ▪ the branch of science concerned with the nature, effects, and detection of poisons. DERIVATIVES toxicological adjective toxicologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • toxicology — [täk΄si käl′ə jē] n. [Fr toxicologie: see TOXIC & LOGY] the science dealing with poisons and their effects and with antidotes for poisons toxicologic [täks΄ikə läj′ik] adj. toxicological toxicologically adv. toxicologist n …   English World dictionary

  • toxicology — toxicological /tok si keuh loj i keuhl/, toxicologic, adj. toxicologically, adv. toxicologist, n. /tok si kol euh jee/, n. the science dealing with the effects, antidotes, detection, etc., of poisons. [1790 1800; TOXICO + LOGY] * * * Study of… …   Universalium

  • toxicology — [[t]tɒ̱ksɪkɒ̱ləʤi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Toxicology is the study of poisons. [TECHNICAL] Derived words: toxicological [[t]tɒ̱ksɪkəlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ ADJ n There were no adverse toxicological effects. toxicologist plural N COUNT Toxicologists attempt to… …   English dictionary

  • toxicology — toksikologija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis nuodus ir jų poveikį. atitikmenys: angl. toxicology rus. токсикология …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • toxicology — toksikologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis nuodus, jų ypatybes, nuodų ir gyvųjų organizmų tarpusavio sąveiką. atitikmenys: angl. toxicology vok. Toxikologie, f rus. токсикология, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Toxicology testing — Toxicology testing, also known as safety testing, is conducted by pharmaceutical companies testing drugs, or by contract animal testing facilities such as Huntingdon Life Sciences and Inveresk Research International on behalf of a wide variety of …   Wikipedia

  • TOXicology Data NETwork — (engl., TOXNET) ist eine Meta Datenbank aus den Bereichen Toxikologie, Gefahrstoffe, Umweltschutz und benachbarten Fachgebieten.[1] Der Datenbank Cluster wird im Rahmen des Toxikologie und Umweltschutz Information Programms (TEHIP) in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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