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English definition of “toxicology”

toxicology

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