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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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To investigate whether combined estimated human body burdens would reach the critical body burdens associated with neurodevelopmental effects in rodents, we conducted MRAs using PBDE body burden estimations derived from human biomonitoring studies of PBDE levels in serum lipids.
Hardman JG, Limbird LE, Gilman AG, 2001) states in part on page 1856: "In the past the edate calcium disodium (CaNa2EDTA) provocation test has been used to determine whether or not there is an increased body burden of lead in those for whom exposure occurred much earlier.
Sampling was done in winter to minimize the influence of gametogenesis and spawning on contaminant body burden (Jovanovich & Marion 1987, Ellis et al.
This has not resulted in an increased body burden, however, compared to children who consume only non-Fukushima food.
The initiative carries out body burden testing for the same chemicals with testing protocols that are complimentary to the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).
Luckily, it is possible to reduce our risks by reducing our body burden of these chemicals through whole body detoxification.
22) and Clark et al (23) reexamined the bioavailability of cadmium in oysters and showed the effects of consuming oysters on cadmium body burden and serum elemental composition (selenium, zinc, copper).
and condition factor (K) with body burden element (g) = a + b1 W + b2 K (wet wt).
Diet contributes significantly to the body burden of PBDEs in the general U.
We all carry a body burden of these chemical so keep up the juices and the enemas.
Scientists estimate that over 700 chemicals are now found within every human creating a "chemical body burden.
These studies show consistent associations between various renal and bone biomarkers and the urinary excretion of Cd used to assess Cd body burden.