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Dictionary of Toxicology

Dictionary of Toxicology, 3rd Edition presents a compendium of definitions of all current toxicological terminology. This authoritative reference illustrates and describes words, concepts, acronyms and symbols for both the toxicological theory and applied risk assessment, as well as providing guidance on the correct selection of problematic, similar and frequently-misused terms.

Written by one of the world’s foremost experts in toxicology, and with each entry peer reviewed, Dictionary of Toxicology, 3rd Edition is an essential reference for all scientific, medical and legal professionals who work with or encounter the toxicological effects of contaminants on biological systems.

New to this edition: an update on every entry and the inclusion of all terminology and concepts relating to molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology and computational toxicology.

Scientists new to the area of toxicology, professors and students of toxicology, pathologists, regulatory toxicologists, and legal, public health and legislative professionals

Hardbound, 390 Pages

Published: October 2014

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-420169-9


  • "The 390-page book is with a true reference work…that includes everything important in toxicology."--MTA Dialog, January 28, 2015


  • Preface
    List of Contributors

    Dictionary of Toxicology


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