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ecotoxicology

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.
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Entry Terms:
  • ecotoxicity
  • ecological toxicology
  • ecological toxicity
  • environmental toxicity
  • environmental toxicology
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/35713
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