Acute Toxicity

Business / Agriculture / Acute Toxicity: The ability of a substance to cause harmful effects soon after a single exposure or dose. Also, any severe poisonous effect resulting from a single short-term exposure to a toxic substance. See also chronic toxicity.

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Acute Adjective Synonyms: sharp, pointed, narrow
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Chronic Toxicity

Business / Agriculture / Chronic Toxicity: The capacity of a substance to cause long-term or delayed adverse health effects. For example, a cancer resulting from exposure to a carcinogen may not appear for years or decades. MORE

Acute Toxicity

Business / Agriculture / Acute Toxicity: The ability of a substance to cause harmful effects soon after a single exposure or dose. Also, any severe poisonous effect resulting from a single short-term exposure to a toxic substance. See also c MORE

Dermal Toxicity

Business / Agriculture / Dermal Toxicity: The ability of a pesticide or other chemical to poison people or animals via skin contact. Many organophosphate pesticides exhibit high dermal toxicity. MORE

Oral Toxicity

Business / Agriculture / Oral Toxicity: Ability of a chemical to cause injury when ingested by mouth. MORE

Toxicity

Health / Dentistry / Toxicity: The adverse reactions (dose-response time relationships) of tissues to selected foreign substances resulting in unacceptable in-vivo interactions. The toxicity can be at the local or systemic level de MORE

Acute Schizophrenia

Science / Psychiatry / Acute Schizophrenia: (a-cute skiz-o-fre-ne-ah) The height of symptoms of schizophrenia. MORE

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