toxicity

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toxicity

[täk′sis·əd·ē]
(pharmacology)
The quality of being toxic.
The kind and amount of poison or toxin produced by a microorganism, or possessed by a chemical substance not of biological origin.
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Recent evidence for a relationship between genetic background and susceptibility to the neurobehavioral toxicity of neonatal exposure to thirnerosal (ethylmercury) in mice (Hornig et al.
But questions remain about the lowest levels of exposures linked with reproductive, respiratory, and neurobehavioral toxicity.
Neurobehavioral toxicity seems to be the most sensitive target of PBDEs in rodents that has been reported to date, although pronounced effects on thyroid homeostasis have been also reported (Hallgren and Darnerud 2002; Hallgren et al.