endocrine toxicity

endocrine toxicity

[¦en·də·krən täk′sis·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Any adverse structural and/or functional changes to the endocrine system which may result from exposure to chemicals; can harm human and animal reproduction and development.
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Tributyltin synergizes with 20-hydroxyecdysone to produce endocrine toxicity.
Soy baby formula contains isoflavones, which according to ADM documents, have the potential for chronic endocrine toxicity.
Grade II-IV endocrine toxicity was reported in 24% of the chemotherapy-alone arm and 48% of the goserelin arm (P = .
However, Rozerem is associated with "numerous risks, including potential endocrine toxicity," regulators asserted.
The graph implies that the product has no toxicity risk, regulators assert, adding that the implication is particularly troubling because Rozerem is associated with "numerous risks, including potential endocrine toxicity.
Introductory sections are followed by a series of chapters highlighting practical and systematic applications of toxicogenomics in informing the risk assessment process - including the areas of mutagenicity, carcinogenicity, endocrine toxicity, organ-specific toxicity, population monitoring, and ecotoxicology.
The authors aim to enable chemists to assess endocrine toxicity early in the design process when they are first developing new molecules, long before chemicals reach market.
None of the animal experiments showing low-dose endocrine toxicity from bisphenol A, however, have been replicated (Ashby J.
Body distribution and endocrine toxicity of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) in the female rat.