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ecotoxicology
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
The term was first coined in 1969 by René Truhaut. The science of poisons and toxic substances occurring in the environment and their effects. Can be further expanded as the science of predicting effects of potentially toxic agents on natural ecosystems and nontarget species.
Definition Source
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Glossary
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35713.rdf
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35713
Used For
ecological toxicity
ecological toxicology
ecotoxicity
environmental toxicity
environmental toxicology
Broader Term
toxicology
Related Term
aroclors
ecological genetics
pollutants
pollution
toxic substances
Spanish
ecotoxicología
Term Number
35713