Definitions for "Acute Exposure"
Keywords:  exposure, atsdr, dose, toxic, duration
An acute exposure is one that took place over a short period of time - hours or days. Acute may also be used to refer to the short-term effects of exposure to radiation.
One or a series of short-term exposures generally lasting for a short period of time (e.g. minutes or hours).
A single, short contact with a chemical. It may last a few seconds or a few hours, but no longer than a day.