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body burden

[′bäd·ē ‚bərd·ən]
(nucleonics)
The amount of radioactive material present in the body of a human or animal.
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The lack of a pre-exposure contaminant measurement makes it impossible to determine whether the person working in the contaminated zone experienced an increase in contaminant body burden while working on the site.
This is why we are trying to elevate chemical trespass and body burden in the popular literature.
Some of these chemicals resist metabolic breakdown and excretion or break down into harmful derivatives that accumulate mainly in our body fat, becoming part of our chemical body burden. Some chemicals act as endocrine disruptors and can damage the reproductive system.
The total body burden of lead in 20th century humans peaked at concentrations ~1000-fold higher than those measured in pre-industrial society (14).
Children with high body burdens of lead exhibit long-term cognitive and adaptive behavior deficits (Perlstein and Attala 1966).
More than 1.73 million new cancer cases likely to be recorded each year by 2020, air pollution, tobacco, alcohol and diet change are primary triggers,"said the report"Body Burden"released by CSE.
Third, there is also an ICD 10 code (R 82.6) that allows the practitioner to diagnose "a non-medicinal urinary substance." Note the code does not specify whether a provoking agent is used to identify the "nonmedicinal substance." It is also unfortunate that practitioners under scrutiny used the specific term "toxicity" rather than the more general description of the results as "abnormal body burden."
Teen Girls' Body Burden of Hormone-Altering Cosmetics Chemicals.
Powell and Kim (2015) found few differences in parasite body burden between M.
(9) We know from body burden studies that the average American has at least one form of parabens stored in their body.
Many environmentally minded people also are interested in fasting as a tool for removing chemicals--the so-called "body burden"--from their system.