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Radon

Introduction: Radon

Description of Radon

Radon: A radioactive gas that is released by uranium, a substance found in soil and rock. Breathing in too much radon can damage lung cells and lead to lung cancer.
Source: National Institute of Health

Radon: naturally radioactive element with atomic symbol Rn, atomic number 86, and atomic weight 222; a member of the noble gas family, released during the decay of radium and found in soil; there is a link between exposure to radon and lung cancer.
Source: CRISP

Radon: Radon. A naturally radioactive element with atomic symbol Rn, atomic number 86, and atomic weight 222. It is a member of the noble gas family and released during the decay of radium and found in soil. There is a link between exposure to radon and lung cancer.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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