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Environmental media

Similar term(s): environmental medium.

Definition:

Soil, water, air, biota (plants and animals), or any other parts of the environment that can contain contaminants.

Source: ATSDR Glossary of Terms  

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One of the major categories of material found in the physical environment that surrounds or contacts organisms, e.g., surface water, ground water, soil, or air, and through which chemicals or pollutants can move and reach the organisms.

Source: US EPA Health Effects Glossary 

Translation(s):

Español: Medio(s) (en el medioambiente)
Français: Milieu environnemental

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