Stochastic vs Non-Stochastic

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Stochastic vs Non-Stochastic
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2014-03-02 12:52:10
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Stochastic vs Non-Stochastic (deterministic) Effects
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  1. ________ effects occur randomly with probability for effect increasing with dose.
    Stochastic
  2. ________ effects often show up years after exposure.
    Stochastic
  3. Examples of ________ effects consist primarily of cancer & genetic effects.
    Stochastic
  4. ________ effects have no threshold for occurrence, probability of effect will increase with dose but is not guaranteed.
    Stochastic
  5. The severity of a ________ effect is independent of dose.
    Stochastic
  6. _________ effects are also known as acute effects.
    Nonstochastic
  7. Non Stochastic effects are also known as __________ effects
    Deterministic
  8. A threshold exists for _________ effects.
    Nonstochastic
  9. The severity of _________ effects will increase will the dose but will only occur once the threshold has been reached.
    Nonstochastic
  10. _________ effects generally result from a high dose over a short period of time.
    Nonstochastic
  11. Examples of _________ effects include cataracts, erythema, skin/tissue burns and sterility.
    Nonstochastic

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