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LIST THE LATE EFFECTS OF RADIATION ON BIOLOGICAL SYSTEM
- hereditary (genetic) effects- mutation is a late effect of radiation on a biological system
- somatic effects- life shortening (accelerated aging), leukemia, other concerns, cataracts
STATE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEREDITARY EFFECT
no heritable effects of radiation have ever been observed in any human population irradiated at any dose ranging from that due to the natural background to that received by the Japanese survivors of the nuclear bombings
LIST THE THREE STAGES OF FETAL DEVELOPMENT
STATE THE MOST SENSITIVE FETAL DEVELOPMENT STAGE FOR THE LETHAL EFFECTS OF RADIATION
STATE THE MOST SENSITIVE FETAL DEVELOPMENT STAGE FOR RESULTING MALFORMATION AT BIRTH
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