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Radiation

Introduction: Radiation

Description of Radiation

Radiation: Energy released in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves. Common sources of radiation include radon gas, cosmic rays from outer space, and medical x-rays.
Source: National Institute of Health

Radiation: a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Radiation: emission or propagation of electromagnetic energy (waves/rays), or the waves/rays themselves; a stream of electromagnetic particles (electrons, neutrons, protons, alpha particles) or a mixture of these.
Source: CRISP

Radiation: Emission or propagation of electromagnetic energy (waves/rays), or the waves/rays themselves; a stream of electromagnetic particles (electrons, neutrons, protons, alpha particles) or a mixture of these. The most common source is the sun.
Source: MeSH 2007

Radiation: Related Topics

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Radiation: Treatments

Radiation (treatment): Another name for Radiation therapy.

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Terms Similar to Radiation:

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

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More specific terms for Radiation:

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Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Radiation

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Radiation:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Radiation

The following list attempts to classify Radiation into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • neural structure
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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