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Toxicology

  • By: Lyn Michaud
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Toxicology is both the scientific study and direct application of principles regarding xenobiotics (foreign chemicals). Earth is a chemical environment exposing humans to various harmful substances through ingestion, inhalation, and contact. Toxins are naturally ...

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