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  • noun neurotoxin

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ toxicant

Examples

  • Manganese, on its own, is considered a potent neurotoxicant capable of damaging the brain and causing Parkinsons-like symptoms.

    Art Levine: The New Agent Orange? Scientists Sound Alarm on Toxic Sand in Afghanistan

  • Manganese, on its own, is considered a potent neurotoxicant capable of damaging the brain and causing Parkinsons-like symptoms.

    Art Levine: The New Agent Orange? Scientists Sound Alarm on Toxic Sand in Afghanistan

  • These studies are plausible because fluoride is known to affect the thyroid hormone which affects intelligence and fluoride is also a neurotoxicant, said Howard.

    Fluoride Lowers IQ, Studies Show

  • This, in turn, strongly points to the hypothesis–which, in the future, should be looked into in larger and ad hoc studies–that mercury vapor, known to be a neurotoxicant, may indeed lead to some types of neurobehavioral disorders.

    Mercury amalgam whitewash | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • The shrimp pond preparation begins with urea, superphosphate, and diesel, then progresses to the use of piscicides (fish-killing chemicals like chlorine and rotenone), pesticides and antibiotics (including some that are banned in the U.S.), and ends by treating the shrimp with sodium tripolyphosphate (a suspected neurotoxicant), Borax, and occasionally caustic soda.

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  • The shrimp pond preparation begins with urea, superphosphate, and diesel, then progresses to the use of piscicides (fish-killing chemicals like chlorine and rotenone), pesticides and antibiotics (including some that are banned in the U.S.), and ends by treating the shrimp with sodium tripolyphosphate (a suspected neurotoxicant), Borax, and occasionally caustic soda.

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  • Mercury is a known potent neurotoxicant that can damage the human nervous system.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • Scientific studies have shown that decaBDE by itself can be a developmental neurotoxicant and affect learning and memory behavior in rodents.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Bisphenol A in Sprague-Dawley Rats, by Donald G. Stump et al - said the chemical did not act as a developmental neurotoxicant to the rodents as measured in guidelines laid out by the OECD and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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  • The shrimp pond preparation begins with urea, superphosphate, and diesel, then progresses to the use of piscicides (fish-killing chemicals like chlorine and rotenone), pesticides and antibiotics (including some that are banned in the U.S.), and ends by treating the shrimp with sodium tripolyphosphate (a suspected neurotoxicant), Borax, and occasionally caustic soda.

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