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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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As a result, a particle therapy system integrated with the nozzle can irradiate a beam with a higher dose for greater efficiency, reducing irradiation time to as short as approximately 1/3 that of a conventional system.
LCCI Vice Presided Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi said this talking to a delegation of Pakistan Irradiation Services led by Kifayat Ullah here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Thursday.
Treating spices with 10-kGy doses of irradiation has proved to extend their shelf life without causing significant changes in product sensory or chemical quality.
In this paper we experimentally investigate the dependence of the mechanical, thermal, and optical properties of the novel heat-resistant resin based on the non-crystalline nylon on EB irradiation power.
Food irradiation is the process where food is exposed to ionizing radiation in order to improve its safety and quality.
Food Irradiation for Managing Post Harvest Losses 6
Treatment for early-stage breast cancer with partial breast irradiation is currently under investigation in a multi-institutional, randomized controlled trial, NS-ABP B-39.
Irradiation of dairy product, however, has been generally considered to be unfeasible as the high fat content in these products can lead to development of the undesirable off-flavors after irradiation (Urbain, 1986).
8 times more likely than the siblings to report diabetes mellitus, with survivors who received total body irradiation, abdominal irradiation and cranial irradiation at increased risk," the authors write.
A: The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of irradiation for iceberg lettuce and spinach demonstrates how this application continues to evolve and strengthen in the U.
The decline in the volume of mail irradiated is due to a number of factors, including overall decreases in mailings of First-Class Mail and agencies' actions to bypass the irradiation process, such as by changing their mailing addresses (Zip Code) or using alternative sources of mail delivery--FedEx, for example.
As far as I'm concerned, we need more irradiation in the U.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules in place since 1986 have required the radura-a symbol for irradiation that resembles a flower in a broken circle-on placards in front of produce displays or on packaged food like ground beef, along with the statement: "treated with radiation" or "treated by irradiation.
Food irradiation can alter the properties of polymeric materials used in food packaging systems.
Castillo and his colleagues at Texas A&M University have treated cantaloupes and tomatoes with an irradiation method that uses electron beams.