Dictionary of Toxicology by Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

By Ernest Hodgson, Michael Roe

Dictionary of Toxicology, third Edition provides a compendium of definitions of all present toxicological terminology. This authoritative reference illustrates and describes phrases, innovations, acronyms and logos for either the toxicological thought and utilized possibility evaluation, in addition to offering counsel at the right collection of challenging, related and frequently-misused terms.

Written through one of many world’s most well known specialists in toxicology, and with every one access peer reviewed, Dictionary of Toxicology, third Edition is a vital reference for all clinical, clinical and attorneys who paintings with or stumble upon the toxicological results of contaminants on organic systems.

New to this version: an replace on each access and the inclusion of all terminology and ideas in relation to molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology and computational toxicology.

  • Presents peer-reviewed definitions at the most modern toxicological phrases and concepts.
  • Includes entry to a frequently-updated site to make sure that readers can continually entry the main acceptable and up to date toxicological term.
  • New version comprises definitions in the fields of molecular toxicology, nanotoxicology, computational toxicology and chance assessment.

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Aldehyde oxidase A flavoprotein, also containing molybdenum, that is found in the soluble fraction of liver cells. Unlike aldehyde dehydrogenase, its primary role appears to be the oxidation of endogenous aldehydes. It is very similar to xanthine oxidase. See also: aldehyde dehydrogenase; xanthine oxidase. aldicarb (2-methyl-2-(methylthio)propanal O[(methylamino)carbonyl]oxime; Temik). CAS number 116-06-3 A systemic carbamate insecticide, acaricide, and nematocide for soil use with an extremely high level of acute toxicity.

Fine particles of the metal may also cause lung fibrosis (aluminosis). Aluminum is one of the primary toxicants leached into surface water (and, therefore, water supplies) by acid deposition. The connection between aluminum and Alzheimers disease is controversial and many investigators believe there is no connection. alveolar clearance Particles that reach the alveoli are CH2 CH CH2 CH3 CH O C HC N H2 CH3 cleared by two principal routes: (1) phagocytosis and removal either via the mucociliary process or via the lymphatic system; (2) dissolution of the particles, with the dissolved material passing either to the blood stream or the lymphatic system.

Many groups of amino compounds, such as aniline and its derivatives, are toxic, while others are relatively harmless. See also: aniline; ethionine. 4-aminofolic acid See: aminopterin. aminoglycosides See: antibiotics. p-aminohippurate, in renal function p-Aminohippuric acid is the glycine conjugate of p-aminobenzoic acid. It is excreted by the organic anion transport system of the renal tubule, and its renal clearance is used as a measure of kidney function, specifically secretory activity of the nephron.

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