environmental toxin


: a small amount of poison found in air, water, food, etc.

Examples of environmental toxin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Free radicals are highly unstable molecules made in the body in reaction to environmental toxins such as tobacco smoke and ultraviolet (UV) light. Andrea Michelson, Verywell Health, 21 Sep. 2023 Avoid exposure to environmental toxins and endocrine disruptors, which can interfere with hormone function. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 27 July 2023 Pollution is also a risk, as environmental toxins and contaminants weaken the species' immunity, NOAA says. Li Cohen, CBS News, 24 July 2023 These superfoods are packed with antioxidants that help reduce oxidative stress and protect the skin from environmental toxins. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 13 July 2023 Formulated in cooperation with expert clinicians, biologists, and chemists, Lightbody supports the body's ability to become more resilient not only to the negative effects of EMF exposure but to all environmental toxins the body is exposed to daily. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 20 July 2023 Her team also offers families education on environmental toxins. USA TODAY, 12 June 2023 Get amazing cleaning power without stressing about environmental toxins or harsh chemicals, then go green with Grab Green! Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 4 Apr. 2023 Three huge risk factors: environmental toxins, oxidative stress, and inflammation. Meagan Flynn, Washington Post, 11 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Environmental toxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/environmental%20toxin. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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