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Engelsk substantiv: radiation

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkenergy, free energy

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcosmic 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 spesifikke uttrykkemanation, emission

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbombardment

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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksyndrome

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)radioactivity

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkemission

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcorpuscular radiation, particulate radiation

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction, activity, natural action, natural process, spread, spreading

Mere spesifikke uttrykkadaptive radiation

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkneural structure

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

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykktherapy

Mere spesifikke uttrykkCurietherapy, phototherapy, radium therapy, X-ray therapy

Overordnet kategorimedical specialty, medicine

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