Definition of Minamata bay

1. Noun. A bay on the west coast of Kyushu; in the 1950s industrial wastes caused mercury poisoning among the Japanese people who ate fish from Minamata Bay.

Group relationships: Kyushu
Generic synonyms: Bay, Embayment



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minamata Bay

Mimas
Mimidae
Mimir
Mimnermus
Mimosa
Mimosa pudica
Mimosa sensitiva
Mimosaceae
Mimosoideae
Mimus
Mimus polyglotktos
MinGW
Min Min lights
Min Nan
Min dialect
Minamata Bay
Minamata disease
Minangkabau
Minas Gerais
Minato Ohashi Bridge
Minch
Mindanao
Minden
Mindoro
Mindy
Mineralnye Vody
Minerva
Minerva jacket
Ming dynasty

Literary usage of Minamata bay

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1. Environmental Epidemiology by National Research Council (1992)
"MERCURY CONTAMINATION In 1953, a severe neurological disorder was first recognized among persons living in several villages near minamata bay, Japan. ..."

2. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"However, as the pollution of minamata bay in Japan showed, ¡1 can be the pollutants that cannot be seen which cause most harm. from a chemical factory. ..."

3. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Minamata Disease Minamata disease was defined as. methyl- mercury poisoning that occurred among the people living along minamata bay in Kyushu, Japan (3). ..."

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