How the toxicology established to be a science?

Asked on 02.10.2018 in All Questions.
Add Comment

Tutor's Answer

(Top Tutor) Studyfaq Tutor
The term hormesis is defined as “the phenomenon or condition of a substance or other agent having a beneficial physiological effect at low levels of exposure even though toxic or otherwise harmful at higher levels”.  In the nineteenth century a Spanish physician, Mathieu Orfila (1787-1853), is often referred to as the founder of toxicology. Orfila was the first to establish a systematic correlation between the chemical and biological properties of poisons, as well as demonstrating the effects of poisons...
Completed Work