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toxicology

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hard science, Medicine
toxicologytox‧i‧col‧o‧gy /ˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒi $ ˌtɑːksɪˈkɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  HMthe science and medical study of poisons and their effectstoxicologist noun [countable]toxicological /ˌtɒksɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl $ ˌtɑːksɪkəˈlɑː-/ adjective
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toxicologyStudents searching for comprehensive exposure to the principles of environmental toxicology, however, will need additional resources.For this position a sound training in toxicology in general is essential and some experience in industry would be desirable.Such is the mighty science of toxicology, developed to test risk exposure to individual toxic chemicals in laboratory conditions.Evaluating the toxicology of any new pesticide is now so expensive that few new compounds are reaching the market.
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