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Toxicology

A branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals or physical agents on living organisms, as well as the symptoms, mechanisms, treatments and detection of poisoning, especially the poisoning of people.

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Toxicology

self-purification of the atmosphere

Biology; Toxicology

Purification of the atmosphere from contaminants by natural biological and physico-chemical processes.

species-specific sensitivity

Biology; Toxicology

Quantitative and qualitative features of response to the action(s) of a potentially toxic substance that are characteristic for a particular species of living organism.

quantitative structure metabolism relationship (QSMR)

Biology; Toxicology

Quantitative association between the physicochemical and (or) the structural properties of a substance and its metabolic behavior.

three-dimensional quantitative structure-activity relationship (3D-QSAR)

Biology; Toxicology

Quantitative association between the three-dimensional structural properties of a substance and its biological properties.

species differences in sensitivity

Biology; Toxicology

Quantitative or qualitative differences of response to the action(s) of a potentially toxic substance on various species of living organisms.

quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR)

Biology; Toxicology

Quantitative structure-biological activity model derived using regression analysis and containing as parameters physicochemical constants, indicator variables or theoretically calculated ...

tidal volume

Biology; Toxicology

Quantity of air or test gas that is inhaled and exhaled during one respiratory cycle.

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