irradiation

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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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2GY/minute (which is the standard dosage for protocols with whole-body irradiation of mice) and 0.
Irradiation and (Beta) -glucan preparation Rats received (Beta)-glucans dosage (50 mg/kg/body wt), ss 1,3 glucan is manufactured by The Vitamin Shoppe, North Bergen, NJ 07047) gavage for 10 and 20 days, 3 h after whole-body irradiation.
Neck irradiation was administered to 36 and 37% of groups 1 and 2, respectively, and whole-body irradiation was administered to 16 and 6%, respectively.
The standard treatment for these patients includes whole-body irradiation with an external beam of gamma rays.
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