Apr '12
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  • Q:

    After certain nuclear diasters, iodine-131 is often released into the environment as a product of fission reactions. Iodine-131 is radioactive and will be taken into the body like any other iodine atom. For an individual who ingests iodine-131, which part of the body becomes particularly vulnerable to the radiation?

     

    A

    skin

    B

    eyes

    C

    thymus

    D

    thyroid




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