the science dealing with the effects, antidotes, detection, etc., of poisons.
- tox·i·co·log·i·cal [tok-si-kuh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌtɒk sɪ kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, tox·i·co·log·ic, adjective
- tox·i·co·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
- tox·i·col·o·gist, noun
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How to use toxicology in a sentence
He also vowed to release more information but said, in the words of the newspaper, “there was a chance there might not have been a toxicology test taken.”
A toxicology report prepared by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Raleigh obtained by The Daily Beast also revealed no drugs found in his system or any evidence of previous substance abuse.Cops Say He Killed Himself During a Traffic Stop. His Family Says It’s Murder. | Andrew Boryga | May 28, 2021 | The Daily Beast
A toxicology report showed five drugs in his system, including a sleep aid and two painkillers, one of them an opioid.Tiger Woods was driving at unsafe speed when he was injured in crash, sheriff’s office says | Adam Kilgore | April 7, 2021 | Washington Post
Woods would have been subject to a toxicology report at the hospital where his injuries were treated, but the department did not seek a warrant for the report.Tiger Woods was driving at unsafe speed when he was injured in crash, sheriff’s office says | Adam Kilgore | April 7, 2021 | Washington Post
Using a list of banned or restricted ingredients used in other countries with tougher regulations on beauty products, as well as ingredients flagged by toxicology groups, the website lets you see up close and personal what’s inside of your products.Are ‘clean’ cosmetics better for us than other beauty products? | Sara Kiley Watson | March 17, 2021 | Popular-Science
His autopsy was inconclusive and toxicology tests are pending.
Results of the autopsy weren't available yet and a toxicology report is not expected for six to eight weeks.Stallone Family Fight Over Sage’s Death Sparked by Facebook Comments | Paula Froelich | July 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
toxicology reports and the fact that she was doing handstands at the hotel pool indicated the opposite.Bobby Brown, Cissy Houston, More of Whitney's Family Cash In | Allison Samuels | June 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Several toxicology reports later determined Atencio had no drugs in his system.Jail Death of Veteran Haunts Joe Arpaio, 'America's Toughest Sheriff' | Terry Greene Sterling | June 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The toxicology tests found no drugs or alcohol in her blood.
During this intimacy she attained a dangerous knowledge of toxicology.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Matthieu Joseph Bonaventura Orfila must be considered the father of modern toxicology.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
Undoubtedly the most complete work on toxicology in our language.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
In point of fact, he did learn to avoid them; and such evidence implied, as has been said, an elementary knowledge of toxicology.A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5) | Henry Smith Williams
The poisons of rafflesia, muscarine, and orsere are introduced in his fictions; somewhere he devotes an essay to toxicology.The Merry-Go-Round | Carl Van Vechten
British Dictionary definitions for toxicology
the branch of science concerned with poisons, their nature, effects, and antidotes
- toxicological (ˌtɒksɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or toxicologic, adjective
- toxicologically, adverb
- toxicologist, noun
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Scientific definitions for toxicology
The scientific study of poisons, of their effects and detection, and of the treatment of poisoning.
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