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Meaning of TOXICOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `tâksu'kâlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons
 

TOXICOLOGY is a 10 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The scientific study of the chemistry, effects, and treatment of poisonous substances.
 

 

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