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Synonyms for irradiation

the condition of being exposed to radiation

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(physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex

the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background

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(Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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Patients with Hodgkin lymphoma receive high dose mediastinal irradiation at a young age as part of their treatment, said Dr Alexander van Rosendael, a medical doctor at Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands.
However, gamma ray irradiation dose required varies depending on the genotypes of rice.
Determination of irradiation induced hydrocarbons is a chemical method applied for identification of irradiated fat-containing foods.
The purpose of this study is to elucidate the effects of high [gamma]-ray irradiation dose on the structure and properties of PAN precursors using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetry, etc.
So more likely, it's irradiation itself that put shoppers off.
LAHORE -- A use of Gamma Irradiation Technology in the industrial and agriculture sectors could enhance productivity and exports of the country, therefore, the government should take measures to create awareness in this regard.
Irradiation processing has been investigated extensively and is now in use worldwide for many food commodities.
Irradiation caused reduction reactions in the shell, thus alerting the stoichiometry and phase of the compounds in the shell.
The standard will benefit manufacturers, irradiation operators, regulators, customers and, ultimately, consumers.
Q: I recently bought a bag of potatoes and when I got home, I read on the bag that they were "treated by irradiation.
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is the use of ultraviolet radiation to inactivate microorganisms.
SAN DIHGO -- Magnetic resonance imaging identified additional breast cancer in 11% of women with newly diagnosed disease who were otherwise eligible for partial breast irradiation, preliminary results from an ongoing study demonstrated.
Control, melatonin, irradiated and melatonin plus irradiation groups were sacrificed 24 h following treatment.
Irradiation technology is effective in reducing microorganisms and viruses, and is known as a good method for inactivating pathogens in food materials.
Medication use, treatment exposures (including irradiation, or exposure to radiation treatments) and factors that may have modified the risk of diabetes were noted.