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Poisoning

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

Poisons are, biologically, substances that can cause damage, illness, or death to organisms, usually by a chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, after a sufficient quantity of the substance is absorbed by an organism. As a result, poisoning ...

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