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.

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Chronic Adjective Synonyms: long-lasting, long-standing, lingering, inveterate, persistent, continuing, lasting, long-lived

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


Entertainment / Literature / Chronicle: A history or a record of events. It refers to any systematic account or narration of events that makes minimal attempt to interpret, question, or analyze that history. Because of this, chronicles ofte MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Diachronic: (Grk, 'across time') An analysis of literature, history, or linguistics is diachronic if it examines changes or developments in a single area or discipline over the course of many centuries. This term MORE

Oral Toxicity

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


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