Brief introduction to Toxicology

Good Deal!! You can now listen to a scintillating narration of the slides. Go to the Blackboard homepage and open the Course Documents folder. At the top you will see a link to these slides. Click on the link and a movie-like narration will open. Much better then flipping through these web pages. But note, it is a large movie file, if you cannot download it, you'll have to use these silent slides.

Learning goal: Introduce basic toxicology terms. Detailed Learning Goals follow the last page of this sub-module here is a shortcut.

Toxicology is the study of poisons.

Often you'll hear, “I don't want any of those artificial chemicals


In my Wheaties


In my beer


In my cigars


(you pick).”


It's well to remember:


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