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Engelsk navneord: radiation

1. radiation (om fænomen) energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles


Mindre specifikke termerenergy, free energy


Mere specifikke termercosmic radiation, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic wave, ionizing radiation, nonparticulate radiation, solar radiation

2. radiation (om handling) the act of spreading outward from a central source


Mindre specifikke termeremanation, emission


Mere specifikke termerbombardment

3. radiation (om tilstand) syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe was suffering from radiation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)radiation sickness, radiation syndrome


Mindre specifikke termersyndrome

4. radiation (om proces) the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)radioactivity


Mindre specifikke termeremission


Mere specifikke termercorpuscular radiation, particulate radiation

5. radiation (om begivenhed) the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


Mindre specifikke termeraction, activity, natural action, natural process, spread, spreading


Mere specifikke termeradaptive radiation

6. radiation (i anatomi) a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain


Mindre specifikke termerneural structure

7. radiation (om handling) (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)actinotherapy, irradiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy


Mindre specifikke termertherapy


Mere specifikke termerCurietherapy, phototherapy, radium therapy, X-ray therapy


Overordnet emneområdemedical specialty, medicine









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