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Gamma rays

Introduction: Gamma rays

Description of Gamma rays

Gamma rays: Very powerful and penetrating, high-energy electromagnetic radiation of shorter wavelength than that of x-rays. They are emitted by a decaying nucleus, usually between 0.01 and 10 MeV. They are also called nuclear x-rays.
Source: MeSH 2007

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