The branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature, effect, detection and treatment of poisons and poisoning.
(rare) Archery; or more broadly, the study of projectiles and trajectories.
The science which treats of poisons, their effects, antidotes, and recognition; also, a discourse or treatise on the science.
the branch of pharmacology that deals with the nature and effects and treatments of poisons
Toxicology is a scientific discipline, overlapping with biology, chemistry, pharmacology, and medicine, that involves the study of the adverse effects of chemical substances on living organisms and the practice of diagnosing and treating exposures to toxins and toxicants. The relationship between dose and its effects on the exposed organism is of high significance in toxicology.