Chemical Radiation And Chemical Exposure

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DEFINITIONS:
Chemical:
A compound/ substance/ anything with matter produced by/used in a reaction involving changes in atom or molecules
Chemical exposure:
The process in when a chemical has been spread through various ways such as air, water, etc. from something harmful towards the environment or humans.
Ominous:
Something bad/ threatening
Deluge:
A huge flood
Absorb:
The process in where something (energy, liquid, etc.) takes in/ soaks up as much moisture or water as it can.
Emissions:
The act of a substance/gas being released into the air.
Substance:
Is the matter that has specific combining parts/elements together or particular properties of matter demonstrated through a chemical change or reaction.
Generate:
To make or cause
Toxins:
A chemical or mixture that can be harmful towards the environment/humans if made contact through inhalation, digestion or skin contact.
Extracting:
The process when you separate a substance when it is mixed with others.
Endocrine:
Secrete hormones or other products that relate to denoting glands which go directly into the blood.
Saturation:
When something like a solute is dissolved or absorbed in a solution.
Mutations:
Occurs when DNA is damaged or changed by the generic gene/chromosomes that may be heritable from parents. flame retardants:
Compounds added to materials preventing the spread of fire.
Stratosphere:
A layer of the Earth above the troposphere
Dioxins:
A produced compound that is highly toxic. eg- paper bleach
Carcinogen:…
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