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Synonyms for toxicity

the degree to which something is poisonous

grave harmfulness or deadliness

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1999, 2002, 2007, 2008), using an alternative model, more sensitive than the traditional combined carcinogenicity and chronic toxicity 2-year protocol adopted by OECD and NTP (Bucher 2002; Huff 1992; Melnick et al.
Stevens KR, Gallo MA (1989) Practical consideration in the conduct of chronic toxicity studies, Principles and Methods of Toxicology, 2nd edition, Chap.
Chronic toxicity studies are performed on at least three trophic levels, generally fish, daphnids and algae, and are provided as part of the regulatory filing.
It included acute and chronic toxicity assays, assessment of the benthic macrofauna (numerical density, Shannon Diversity Index, Pielou Evenness Index and deformity of the mentum of Chironomidae sp.
During the chronic toxicity study according to the fertility parameter the greatest inhibition of fertility is observed for 27-D compound in constant and single seeding conditions (Figure 1, Figure 2).
Taken together, body weight changes, relative organ weights, hematological and blood chemistry, and histological data indicate that there is no chronic toxicity in rats fed Z.
Abstract Arsenic, a naturally occurring metal, is best known as a poison and can generate both acute and chronic toxicity.
Mycotoxins-toxic secondary metabolites produced by mycotoxigenic fungi pose a significant risk to the food chain, they may be the most hazardous of all food contaminants in terms of chronic toxicity and legislative limits on their levels in food and feed continue to be developed worldwide, rapid and reliable methods for the determination of both mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in foods and food are therefore essential.
The professor also admitted that there is no guarantee GM food could not cause chronic toxicity effects.
The collected serum samples obtained from acute and chronic toxicity experiments were assayed for the following enzymes: ALT, GGT, LDH and ALP.
Scientists more in the environmental than the chemical sciences report their research or review the literature on such matters as genetic ecotoxicology, modelling lead accumulation in the forest soils of Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula, the antioxidant response of farmed Oncorhynchus mykiss affected by proliferative kidney disease, the role of chronic toxicity evaluation of effluents in river basin management, and recent amphibian and reptile ecotoxicological research.
The factory site in Bhopal is leading to chronic toxicity - continuous tiny exposure leading to poisoning of our bodies.
It found that the chemical poses a "very low" cancer and chronic toxicity risk to people who consume pineapples with bromacil residue, but the risk to workers that handle bromacil is "of greater concern";
Chronic toxicity is a property of a substance that has toxic effects on a living organism, when that organism is exposed to the substance continuously or repeatedly.
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