Poison

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A Poison1 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

-Pesticide
-muscarine
-Digoxin

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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