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Medical Term:

toxinology

Pronunciation: tok'si-nol'o-je

Definition: The study of toxins, in a restricted sense, with reference to the relatively unstable proteinaceous substances of microbial, plant, or animal origins.

[toxin + G. logos, study]

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