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TOXICOLOGY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does toxicology mean? 

TOXICOLOGY (noun)
  The noun TOXICOLOGY has 1 sense:

1. the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons

  Familiarity information: TOXICOLOGY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TOXICOLOGY (noun)


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Meaning:

The branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("toxicology" is a kind of...):

materia medica; pharmacological medicine; pharmacology (the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects)

Domain member category:

polyvalence; polyvalency ((toxicology) the state of being capable of counteracting more than one toxin or antigen or kind of microorganism)


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