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Radionuclide that enters the respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract from the environment.

Acute intake is defined as a single intake by inhalation or ingestion taken to occur instantaneously; and chronic intake is defined as a protracted intake over a specified period of time.

(see also Uptake)

ICRP Publication 103, 2007

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