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Synonyms for toxicity

the degree to which something is poisonous

grave harmfulness or deadliness

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Method for determining acute toxicity of potable, fresh natural and waste water, water extracts from soils, sediments and sewage waste by Daphnia mortality (Daphnia magna Straus).
The results obtained were comparable to those in the acute toxicity.
there was no substitute test for combined protocols, which already used fewer animals, or for the acute toxicity to fish test).
All the doses (5,50,300 and 200 mg/kg) of the hydroethanolic extract of Hybanthus enneaspermus employed for acute toxicity studies were found to be non toxic and it did not produce any mortality even at the highest dose( 2000mg/kg).
The objective of this study was to determine the acute toxicity (LC (I)50;96h) and assess the variables of water quality during the test of glyphosate in the Rodeo[R] formulation, of Aterbane[R] BR surfactant and the mixtures of glyphosate + 0.
GAO also found trace amounts of at least one potentially hazardous contaminant in 37 of the 40 herbal dietary supplement products tested, though none in amounts considered to pose an acute toxicity hazard.
IMRT significantly reduces acute toxicity of whole-pelvis irradiation in patients treated with post-operative adjuvant or salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy.
Melamine has a low acute toxicity and is not readily metabolized (10).
Acute toxicity is a one-time adverse effect of a substance resulting from a single exposure or multiple exposures in a short span of time.
The severity of toxicity scores did not differ between groups, but acute toxicity in the hypofractionation arm developed and ended earlier than in the conventional arm, he said.
Few if any cases of acute toxicity in humans have been documented, though animal studies have shown that ingesting small but frequent amounts can lead to diarrhea, growth retardation, infertility, low birth weight and even gout.
The objective of this study was to develop a response surface model (RSM) capable of predicting acute toxicity of cadmium to P.
The acute toxicity of colchicine is well known: abdominal pain, gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhea, hypokalemia, metabolic acidosis, aplastic anemia complicated by hemorrhage, and infection can result (1,3-6).
radiata (and, potentially, other natural enemies), we investigated the acute toxicity of 3 rates of petroleum oil alone and in combination with Silwet L-77 and Kinetic to all life stages of D.
Acute toxicity was high, with 58% of patients having grade 3 adverse events, 33% with grade 4, and one patient dying of a chemotherapy-related adverse event.
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