"Plasticizers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Materials incorporated mechanically in plastics (usually PVC) to increase flexibility, workability or distensibility; due to the non-chemical inclusion, plasticizers leach out from the plastic and are found in body fluids and the general environment.
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Tully K, Kupfer D, Dopico AM, Treistman SN. A plasticizer released from IV drip chambers elevates calcium levels in neurosecretory terminals. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2000 Nov 01; 168(3):183-8.
Saleem MA, Williams FM, Wilkins RM, Shakoori AR, Mantle D. Effect of Tri-O-cresyl phosphate (TOCP) on proteolytic enzyme activities in mouse liver in vivo. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1998; 17(1):69-73.