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Absorption and Ingestion Toxicology

Environmental Health

  1. Pranab K. Sen

Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vaa001.pub2

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How to Cite

Sen, P. K. 2013. Absorption and Ingestion Toxicology . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 1.

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina, Biostatistics Dept, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2013

Abstract

Absorption and ingestion toxicology relates to the prevalence of ambient toxins, their intake process by human being through skin (epidermal) absorption, or ingestion as foods, drinks, or drugs (narcotic or not) either taken orally or by injection, biological/neurological/behavioral reactions, related molecular and carcinogenic developments, and resulting health hazards.

Keywords:

  • air borne particulate materials;
  • biomarkers;
  • dosimetry;
  • environmental carcinogenesis;
  • environmetrics;
  • inhalation toxicology;
  • mutagenesis;
  • reproductive toxicology;
  • risk assessment