- In environmental health, the term toxin refers to a toxic substance that _______________.
|[removed]||is naturally produced by a plant or animal|
|[removed]||occurs in the occupational setting|
|[removed]||results from human activity|
|[removed]||a man-made product introduced into the environment due to human activity|
- In toxicity testing in rodents, the LD50 is a dose that is _______________.
|[removed]||acutely fatal to 50 percent of test animals|
|[removed]||fatal to 50 percent of test animals within a 90-day period|
|[removed]||fatal to 50 percent of test animals after lifetime bioaccumulation|
- Which of the following is not characteristic of a health impact assessment?
|[removed]||It evaluates a site or activity as it is, rather than looking forward in time|
|[removed]||It includes social and economic factors in the assessment|
|[removed]||It incorporates input from community members|
- An exposure pathway connects _______________ to _______________.
|[removed]||an exposure / a change in tissue structure or function|
|[removed]||inhalation / absorption|
|[removed]||the environmental source of a contaminant / the point of exposure|
- The three major routes of human exposure to environmental contaminants are _______________.
|[removed]||by air, water, and soil|
|[removed]||environmental, occupational, and residential|
|[removed]||ingestion, inhalation, and dermal contact|
- The phrase contact with the human envelope is a common definition of _______________.
- The quantity of a toxicant (or its breakdown product) that is available to interact with some vulnerable tissue in the body is called the _______________.
|[removed]||biologically effective dose|