radiation poisoning


radiation poisoning

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  • Radiation poisoning — Radiation poisoning, also called radiation sickness or a creeping dose , is a form of damage to organ tissue due to excessive exposure to ionizing radiation. The term is generally used to refer to acute problems caused by a large dosage of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Radiation hardening — is a method of designing and testing electronic components and systems to make them resistant to damage or malfunctions caused by ionizing radiation (particle radiation and high energy electromagnetic radiation),[1] such as would be encountered… …   Wikipedia

  • Radiation — Radiation, as in physics, is energy in the form of waves or moving subatomic particles emitted by an atom or other body as it changes from a higher energy state to a lower energy state. Radiation can be classified as ionizing or non ionizing… …   Wikipedia

  • Radiation (disambiguation) — Radiation may have one of the following meanings: * Radiation in physics: **Radiation, an emission of energy or particles **Electromagnetic Radiation, a self propagating wave of electric and magnetic fields, including such phenomena as radio… …   Wikipedia

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  • Radiation Sickness — can refer to:* Radiation Sickness (video) a video by the thrash metal band Nuclear Assault * Radiation poisoning a sickness caused by exposure to radiation …   Wikipedia

  • radiation — 01. Some of the people who died in Hiroshima were killed by [radiation], rather than the actual bomb blast. 02. Workers at the nuclear power plant were exposed to [radiation] during the leak. 03. [Radiation] spread throughout large parts of… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • poisoning — noun (C, U) illness caused by swallowing, touching, or breathing in a poisonous substance: Several cases of poisoning have been reported. | alcohol/mercury/radiation poisoning (=caused by a particular substance) see also: food poisoning …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English