Synonyms and Antonyms for X-radiation

1. radiation (n.)

energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles

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2. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source

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3. X-radiation (n.)

electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target

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5. X-ray diffraction (n.)

the scattering of X rays by the atoms of a crystal; the diffraction pattern shows structure of the crystal

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6. radiation (n.)

a radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain

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7. radiation (n.)

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

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8. radiation (n.)

the spontaneous emission of a stream of particles or electromagnetic rays in nuclear decay

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9. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats

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10. radiation (n.)

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

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