This module aims to define Toxicology and its main
areas (Mechanistic, Descriptive and Regulatory). The sub-disciplines Forensic,
Clinical, Environmental, Occupational Toxicology as well as Toxicogenomics will
be also presented in video. Concepts of toxic, toxin, xenobiotics, types of
intoxications (acute/chronic, accidental/intentional), types of xenobiotic
interactions (additive, synergic, potentiation and antagonism), tolerance,
maximum effect and potency will be explain.