Acute Toxicity

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Acute Toxicity?

The ability of a substance to cause severe biological harm or death soon after a single exposure or dose. Also, any poisonous effect resulting from a single short-term exposure to a toxic substance.

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