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exposure

noun danger, discovery, exposé, exposition, hazard, jeopardy, laying open, liability, manifestation, openness, perceptibility, peril, presentation, publication, publicity, revelation, risk, susceptibility, susceptivity, unfolding, unmasking, visibility, vulnerability
Associated concepts: exposure to asbestos, exposure to toxic chemical, insurance coverage and exposure
See also: admission, bad repute, detection, disclosure, discovery, expression, impeachment, manifestation, publicity, risk
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2+] transients in female rat myocytes elicited by repeated pacing, after acute exposure to control, BPA, and BPA plus Nif; the arrow indicates triggered activity following pacing.
The present investigation revealed no changes in the reflex latency and EMD for both the RF and VL muscles following acute exposure of WBV.
Epidemiology studies have also associated acute exposure to another ubiquitous air pollutant, particulate matter (PM), with death in elderly people with cardiovascular disease.
Conclusions about the effects of acute exposure are generally based on data on the Japanese survivors of the atomic bombs (see Figure 2).
In Chernobyl, there was acute exposure to a high level of radiation, and 29 people died from it," he said, referring to the initial radiation deaths within the first days and weeks.
The possibility of acute exposure due to the large amount of mercury the child had in his possession was one concern.
For human beings, acute exposure to mercury can cause impairment of cognitive skills and pulmonary function, as well as cause insomnia, chest pain and cough.
Longitudinal tracking of cytokines after acute exposure to tuberculosis: association of distinct cytokine patterns with protection and disease development.
Several studies have failed to find links between colony collapse and acute exposure to crops genetically modified to produce the Bt pesticide.
Approved last year for the treatment of acute exposure to blood containing HBsAg, perinatal exposure of infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers, sexual exposure to HBsAg-positive persons, and household exposure to persons with acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection.
Overall, the study provides strong evidence that short-term, acute exposure to alcohol poses serious threat of injury.

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