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Definition of toxicology

What is the definition of "toxicology"?
  • tox•i•col•o•gynoun
  • 1. The study of the nature, effects, and detection of poisons and the treatment of poisoning.


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  • "Today, toxicology is a well-studied science and the Poison Control Center would like to replace some of the old tales with established scientific facts."

    "The nurses and pharmacists who answer our hotline collaborate with a group of clinical and medical toxicology consultants, all of whom are board-certified in toxicology and who maintain 24-hour on-call availability."

    "A medical student doing a rotation in toxicology at the poison control center took a call from a woman very upset because she caught her little daughter eating ants."

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