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Radon

Similar term(s): Rn.

Definition:

A radioactive gas that is released by the breakdown of uranium, a substance found in some soils and rocks. It can get inside buildings by diffusing through the soil and can also be released from concrete.

Breathing in too much radon can damage lung cells and lead to lung cancer.

Source: GreenFacts

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Deutsch: Radon
Español: Radón
Français: Radon

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