Acute ExposureMeaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Acute Exposure?
A single exposure to a toxic substance which may result in severe biological harm or death. Acute exposures are usually characterized as lasting no longer than a day, as compared to longer, continuing exposure over a period of time.
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Acute Effect Acute Toxicity Characterization of Exposure Chronic Exposure Cumulative Exposure Dermal Exposure Ecological Exposure Environmental Exposure Exposure
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