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English definition of “toxicology”

toxicology

noun [U] uk   /ˌtɒk.sɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /ˌtɑːk.sɪˈkɑː.lə-/
the scientific study of the characteristics and effects of poisonsMedical studies and the people who study themPoisoning and allergy
toxicologist
noun [C] uk   /-dʒɪst/ us  
a person who studies or knows a lot about poisonsMedical studies and the people who study themPoisoning and allergy
(Definition of toxicology from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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