Poison

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A Poison<sup>1</sup> is a substance that when coming into contact with organic matter, will cause damage to it on the molecular level. It differs from a [[Toxin]] and a [[Venom]] in the way that it is delivered into the organic matter.  
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A Poison<ref>Science Learning Hub [cited 11/12/18] Available from: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/364-poisons-and-toxins</ref>&nbsp;is a substance that when coming into contact with organic matter, will cause damage to it on the molecular level. It differs from a [[Toxin]] and a [[Venom]] in the way that it is delivered into the organic matter.  
  
== Example ==
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=== Example ===
  
-Pesticide <br>-muscarine<br>-Digoxin
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*Pesticide
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*Muscarine
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*[[Digoxin|Digoxin]]
  
== References ==
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=== References ===
  
1. Science Learning Hub [cited 11/12/18] Available from:
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https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/364-poisons-and-toxins
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Revision as of 09:30, 10 December 2018

A Poison[1] is a substance that when coming into contact with organic matter, will cause damage to it on the molecular level. It differs from a Toxin and a Venom in the way that it is delivered into the organic matter.

Example

References

  1. Science Learning Hub [cited 11/12/18] Available from: https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/364-poisons-and-toxins

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