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Dictionary of Toxinology

By: Peter J Gosling

CRC Press

Hardback | Jul 2009 | #169931 | ISBN-13: 9780849373947
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About this book

With over 7000 terms covering plant and animal induced toxins, this is an up-to-date, concise, and authoritative guide to terms used in the field. Each definition includes spellings, punctuation, abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, nomenclature, prefixes, and suffices. The book covers key topics including immunology; biological pathways of natural poisons; natural toxin producing animals, plants, and microbes; bioterrorism; and natural toxins as tools, antivenins, and antidotes. From venomous spiders and snakes to poisonous plants, this dictionary comprehensively covers all aspects of toxinology.


Contents

Preface. Introduction. Abbreviations. Dictionary. Bibliography.

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