1. The capacity of a drug, chemical, or other exposure to produce injury to the liver. Agents with recognized hepatotoxicity include carbon tetrachloride, alcohol, dantrolene sodium, valproic acid, and isonicotinic acid hydrazide.
The information shown above for hepatotoxicity is provided by Stedman's.
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