Dictionary of Toxicology by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

By Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

Dictionary of Toxicology, third Edition provides a compendium of definitions of all present toxicological terminology. This authoritative reference illustrates and describes phrases, techniques, acronyms and logos for either the toxicological concept and utilized possibility evaluate, in addition to delivering suggestions at the right choice of troublesome, comparable and frequently-misused terms.

Written through one of many world’s top-rated specialists in toxicology, and with every one access peer reviewed, Dictionary of Toxicology, third Edition is a vital reference for all clinical, clinical and attorneys who paintings with or come across the toxicological results of contaminants on organic systems.

New to this version: an replace on each access and the inclusion of all terminology and ideas on the subject of molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology and computational toxicology.

  • Presents peer-reviewed definitions at the newest toxicological phrases and concepts.
  • Includes entry to a frequently-updated web site to make sure that readers can consistently entry the main acceptable and up to date toxicological term.
  • New version contains definitions in the fields of molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology, computational toxicology and probability assessment.

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See also: acetaldehyde; disulfiram; ethanol; monooxygenases. alcohol-related birth defects See: fetal alcohol effect; fetal alcohol syndrome. alcohols Organic compounds with one or more hydroxyl Alcohols, aliphatic Figure A21 alcohols, aromatic Alcohols in which the hydroxyl group is a substituent on an alkyl side chain of an aromatic compound; not to be confused with phenols, in which the hydroxyl group is a substituent on an aromatic ring carbon atom. See also: phenols. alcohols, polyhydroxy (glycols, polyhydric alcohols) Alcohols that contain two or more hydroxyl (aOH) groups attached to different aliphatic carbon atoms.

Detergents are of concern in contamination of aquatic ecosystems. , Busulfan. allele One of a pair of genes situated at the same location on homologous chromosomes that controls a specific inherited trait. 8, due to a disturbance in the acid/base balance. See also: acid/base balance; acidosis; alkalosis, metabolic; alkalosis, respiratory. allergen Any immunogenic substance (an antigen that elicits alkalosis, metabolic A form of alkalosis caused by severe an immune response) capable of eliciting an allergic response.

Commercially the alkaloids are extracted from powdered plant material with alcohol, water, or dilute acid, and then precipitated out on the addition of base. The crude extract, often containing a range of alkaloids, is purified by physical alkalosis methods of separation including fractional crystallization, countercurrent distribution, adsorption, and partition chromatography. There are a very large number of plant alkaloids, the more important ones are included. See also: ephedrine; mescaline; ricinine; nicotine; piperine; coniine; cocaine; tropine; atropine; hyoscyamine; hyoscine; ergot alkaloids; lysergic acid; ergometrine; ergotamine; nux vomica alkaloids; strychnine; brucine; reserpine; yohimbine; cinchona alkaloids; chinchonine; quinine; quinidine; opium alkaloids; morphine; codeine.

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