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General Glossary

A

Absorption
Acceptable Daily Intake
ACIA
Acid rain
Acoustic Neuroma
Actinic prurigo
Activated sludge
Active ingredient
Acute
Acute exposure
Acute leukaemia
Acute radiation effects
Acute radiation syndrome (ARS)
Adaptation
Adaptive capacity
Adaptive management
Additive effect
Adduct
Adenocarcinoma
ADI
Adrenal gland(s)
Adsorb
Adverse health effect
Aerodynamic diameter
Aerodynamic(s)
Aerosol
Afforestation
Aflatoxin
African Union (AU)
Agent Orange
Agroforestry
Ah receptor
Air pollution hot spot
Alaska Pollock
Alcohol
Alcohol Attributable Fractions
Alcohol dependence
Alcohol myopia
Aldehyde(s)
Algal bloom
Alien species
Alkyl group
Allergy
Alpha-linolenic acid
Alternating current & Direct current
Alveoli
Alzheimer’s disease
Ambient
Americium
Amino acid(s)
Amphetamines
Anemia
Anhydrous
Anopheles
Antagonistic effect
Anthrax
Anthropogenic
Antibiotics
Antibody
Antimicrobial
Antioxidant
Antiretroviral drugs
Antiseptic
Antiviral
Aorta
Apoptosis
Aquaculture
Arctic Climate Impact Assessment
Arctic treeline
Aroclor 1254
Arrhythmia
Arsenic trioxide
Arsenopyrite
Artemisinin
Aspartic acid
Asthma
Atmosphere
Atom
Atopy
Autism
Autoimmunity
Avian influenza

B

Background level(s)
Bacteria
Bacterial resistance
Basalt
Base station (in communications)
Benign
Benthic
Benzene
Benzyl butyl phthalate (BBP)
Bias
Bidi
Binge-eating
Bioaccumulation
Biocapacity
Biochemistry
Biochip
Biocide(s)
Bioconcentration
biodiesel
Biodiversity
bioethanol
Biofilm
Biofuels
Bioimpedance
Bioinformatics
Biologic intake
Biologic uptake
Biomagnification
Biomarker
Biomass
Biome
Biomolecule
Biomonitor
Biomonitoring
Biosphere
Biotechnology
Bioterrorism
Black liquor
Blackfoot disease
Blood coagulation
Blood serum
Blood-brain barrier
Blue whiting
Body burden
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Bone
Borate
Borax
Boreal forest
Boric acid
Boron
Bottom-up vs Top-down (in the context of nanoparticle formation)
Brackish water
Break-up
Bromate
Bromide
Bromine
Bronchioles
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bt
Bushmeat
Bycatch

C

Caesium
Cafestol
Calorie
Cancer
Cancer risk
Cannabis
Canola
Capacitor
Capacity building
Capture fishery
Carbamide peroxide
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon monoxide (CO)
Carbon sequestration
Carbon stock
Carcinogen
Carcinoma
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiopulmonary
cardiovascular disease
cardiovascular system
Catalyst(s)
Catalytic converter
Cataract
CBD
Cell
Cell culture
Cell membrane
Cell Nucleus
Cellulose
cellulosic liquid biofuels
Cement (in dentistry)
Cephalopods
Cervix
Charge
Chemical element
ChemiNet
Chimaeras
Chlor-alkali process
Chloracne
Chloral hydrate
Chloramination
Chloramine(s)
Chlorate
Chlorine
Chlorine dioxide
Chlorite
Chloroacetaldehyde
Chlorofluorocarbons
Chloroform
Cholelithiasis
Cholera
Cholesterol
Chromosome
Chromosome abnormalities
Chronic
Chronic actinic dermatitis
Chronic exposure
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Chronic leukaemia
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cinnabar
Circulatory system
Circumcision
Cirrhosis
Clastogenic effects
Clay
Climate change
Clinical trial
Clones
Co-resistance
CO2 Enhanced oil recovery
Coagulation
Coarse particles
Cocaine
Cod
Cognitive
Cohort study
Collagen
Colorectal
Combined heat and power system
Common pool resource
Community
Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs)
Comparative advantage
Composites (in dentistry)
Compound(s)
Concentration
Condition (of ecosystems)
Confounding factor
Congener
Conjunctiva
Conjunctivitis
Consumer Products Safety & Quality (CPS&Q) Unit
Contaminant(s)
Controlled landfill(s)
Controlled study
Convention on Biological Diversity
Cool-season vegetables
Coronary heart disease
Cost-benefit analysis
CPS&Q
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Cross-resistance
Cross-resistance
Crustacean
Cryptorchidism
Crystal lattice
Curing
Cyanobacteria
Cyanogen chloride
Cycads
Cyst
Cystic fibrosis