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Descriptor English: Radiation
Descriptor Spanish: Radiación
Descriptor Portuguese: Radiação
Descriptor French: Rayonnement
Entry term(s): Radiations
Tree number(s): G01.750
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.384.075
SP8.473.654.412.062.116
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011827
Scope note: Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (SOUND), ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY waves (such as LIGHT; RADIO WAVES; GAMMA RAYS; or X-RAYS), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as ELECTRONS; NEUTRONS; PROTONS; or ALPHA PARTICLES).
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; harmful effects of radiation = RADIATION INJURIES or specifics; diagnostic use of radiation: consider RADIOGRAPHY or RADIONUCLIDE IMAGING
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
Entry Combination: therapeutic use:Radiotherapy
Public MeSH Note: RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1964-66
Online Note: search RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY under RADIATION EFFECTS 1966
History Note: RADIATION IMMUNOLOGY was heading 1964-66
Entry Version: RAD
Related: Nuclear Warfare MeSH
Radioactivity MeSH
DeCS ID: 12266
Unique ID: D011827
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Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Radiation - Preferred
Concept UI M0018375
Scope note Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (SOUND), ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY waves (such as LIGHT; RADIO WAVES; GAMMA RAYS; or X-RAYS), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as ELECTRONS; NEUTRONS; PROTONS; or ALPHA PARTICLES).
Preferred term Radiation
Entry term(s) Radiations



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