Toxicity

What is Toxicity?

Toxicity definition and meaning on Health terms:
Toxicity is the degree to which a chemical or biological substance can damage a living organism. It can refer to harm to specific organs, tissues or cells, or to the whole organism. Medicines development is a step-by-step process involving the evaluation of both animal and human safety information. Non-clinical safety studies (before human testing) should be able to identify potential toxic effects that might occur under the conditions of the later clinical trial.

 

reference: https://www.eupati.eu/glossary/

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