chapter  11
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This chapter focuses on the general subject of toxicology and its companion topic, dose-response. The following section headings and subject areas are addressed following this introductory section.

11.2 Definitions 11.3 Toxicology 11.4 Epidelniology 11.5 Noncarcinogens 11.6 Carcinogens 11.7 UncertaintieslLitnitations


Before proceeding to SOine of the Inore technical aspects of toxicology and the general subject of dose-response, several iInportant definitions used by the profession and appearing in the literature are provided below (in alphabetical order).