Synonyms for adaptive radiation |

Synonyms and antonyms for adaptive radiation

1. radiation (n.)

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


2. radiation (n.)

the act of spreading outward from a central source


3. adaptive (adj.)

having a capacity for adaptation

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4. radiation (n.)

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


5. radiation (n.)

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


6. radiation (n.)

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


7. radiation (n.)

the spread of a group of organisms into new habitats


8. 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


9. X-radiation (n.)

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


10. X-radiation (n.)

obtaining images by the use of X rays