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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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In our acute exposure analysis using a case-crossover design, we also found acute associations with higher absolute temperature during the week preceding delivery during the warm season.
Nonetheless, in the present investigation, acute exposure of WBV device that produced vertical oscillation with a higher frequency (ie > 30 Hz) and low amplitude (< 1 mm) did not induce potentiating effects to the stretch reflex possibly mediated by enhancement of muscle spindle sensitivity.
With acute exposure to altitude, resting and sub-maximal cardiac output (Q) increase.
The World Health Organization estimates 2 million people worldwide, mostly elderly people with cardiovascular disease, die because of acute exposure to air pollution.
Both chronic and acute exposures to ionizing radiation exhibit hormesis.
A canonical discriminant analysis (CDA, Hair et al, 1995) was used to evaluate the integrated response of larvae to osmotic stress and to compare it with that obtained in previous studies under acute exposure conditions.
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.
However, the estimated acute exposure of consumers cannot be considered acceptable due to the insufficient information on the effects of certain degradation products that may be present in raw or processed foodstuffs.
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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