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Route of exposure

Similar term(s): route of exposure, exposure pathway.

Definition:

The way people [or other living organisms] come into contact with a hazardous substance. Three routes of exposure are breathing [inhalation], eating or drinking [ingestion], or contact with the skin [dermal contact].

Source: ATSDR Glossary of Terms 

Related words:

Dermal contact - Dose - Exposure - Ingestion - Inhalation

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Belastungspfade
Español: Ruta de Exposición
Français: Voie d'exposition

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