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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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Acute Toxicity. No mortality occurred in the control during the experimental time of acute test.
5(b) presents the acute toxicity data, which show that the immobilization rates of UV/Fe0-treated effluents were quite low ( 15%) compared to that of the untreated solution.
Associated hazards include: acute toxicity, irritation, liver toxicity and kidney toxicity.
Acute toxicity of phenol, copper, nitrite and total ammonia to juvenile Chinese sturgeon, Acipenser sinensi.
The acute toxicity of iron and copper: biomolecule oxidation and oxidative damage in rat liver.
Acute toxicity of bio-Se with fermentation time of one month, three months, and six months was measured using the oral dose of 5240, 7860, 11790, and 17685 mg/kg bw.
Acute Toxicity. Acute toxicity grade and physiological parameters (water and food intake, weight gain, and mortality) are presented in Table 2.
Acute Toxicity Studies and Glucose Tolerance Test Acute toxicity studies of prepared MFME extract at doses of 0.25, 0.5, 1.0 and 2.0 g/kg bw were proven safe without any toxicity symptoms, behavioral changes and mortality.
Toxicity study of Siddha medicine Rasagandhi Mezhugu (RGM) in rats reveals that in acute toxicity study 1.5 g/kg body weight RGM given orally to rats did not induce death, suggesting the safety of the preparation.

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