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Toxicology

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Toxicology is the study of poisons and incidences of poisoning to which both artificial and natural substances can give rise in people. As a rule, a distinction is made between toxicology and eco-toxicology, the latter being defined as the effects of substances on organisms in populations and ecosystems. read more

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