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Synonyms for toxicant

capable of injuring or killing by poison

Synonyms for toxicant

any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism

having the qualities or effects of a poison

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According to a new clinical study, conducted by scientists at British American Tobacco have revealed that when smokers switch completely from cigarettes to glo - new-gen cigarette that follow the principle of tobacco heating instead of burning - their exposure to certain cigarette smoke toxicants is significantly reduced, in some cases to levels comparable to those seen in smokers who quit smoking completely.
A chapter on ecological toxicology focuses on assessing the effects of toxicants on the population, community, and ecosystem levels and how they can be measured.
Individual studies have reported different estimates for inhaled toxicants from cigarettes or hookahs, which made it hard to know exactly what to report to policy makers or in educational materials," said co-author and expert in meta-analysis Smita Nayak, M.
2) Toxicants exposure: it includes exposed or nonexposed (exposed = all subjects reporting at least 10-year history of exposure to pesticides/herbicides, chemicals, and metals).
Previous research has shown that lipid- soluble toxicants sequestered in fat are released into circulation during weight loss, which may reduce PCBs levels in fat but increase them elsewhere in the body.
Toxic substances may be systemic toxicants or organ toxicants.
Furthermore, he says, when zebra mussels detect a toxicant, they sometimes stop filtering water for days or weeks while the chemical dissipates.
Here, we test the effects of toxicants on a number of well-characterized assays of immunological reactivity in tunicates.
3 ballot and is said to be favored by 80% of the state's voters, businesses using one or more chemicals the Ohio EPA designates as carcinogens or reproductive toxicants must label the products and mail exposure warnings to the public.
Humans and animals are always threatened by various toxicants naturally produced in different food products.
Washington, Mar 26 ( ANI ): Researchers have shown in their first clinical study of their novel prototype cigarettes that it is possible to reduce smokers' exposure to certain smoke toxicants.
1165) argue that the study of infectious diseases should be considered explicitly within the toxicological framework to capture interactions between pathogens and toxicants that contribute to the etiology of diseases often assumed to be of either pathogen or toxicant origin.
They can be inherent in foods or can be the result of processing contaminants, but in either case toxicants are both dangerous and difficult to control.
Late last week, California added diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP)--a compound used to make plastics flexible--to the list of known reproductive toxicants regulated under the state statute called Proposition 65.