genotoxicity
 n.— «He described a process known as genotoxicity, which begins when depleted uranium dust is inhaled. “The particles that dissolve pose a risk—part radioactive—and part from the chemical toxicity in the lung,” he said. Later, he said, the material enters the body and the blood stream, potentially affecting bone marrow, the lymphatic system and the kidneys.» —“Depleted uranium risk ‘ignored’” BBC News Nov. 1, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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