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Descriptor English: Radiation, Ionizing
Descriptor Spanish: Radiación Ionizante
Descriptor Portuguese: Radiação Ionizante
Descriptor French: Rayonnement ionisant
Entry term(s): Ionizing Radiation
Ionizing Radiations
Radiations, Ionizing
Tree number(s): G01.750.750
SP4.102.072.092.693.050.384.075.166
SP8.473.654.412.072.173
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011839
Scope note: ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION or particle radiation (high energy ELEMENTARY PARTICLES) capable of directly or indirectly producing IONS in its passage through matter. The wavelengths of ionizing electromagnetic radiation are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays.
Annotation: policy: Manual 19.8.60, 21.16, 28.11.1; /adv eff = RADIATION INJURIES but see note there
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
Previous Indexing: Radiation (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76; was NON MESH before 1976
Entry Version: RAD IONIZING
DeCS ID: 12273
Unique ID: D011839
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/23
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Radiation, Ionizing - Preferred
Concept UI M0018389
Scope note ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION or particle radiation (high energy ELEMENTARY PARTICLES) capable of directly or indirectly producing IONS in its passage through matter. The wavelengths of ionizing electromagnetic radiation are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays.
Preferred term Radiation, Ionizing
Entry term(s) Ionizing Radiation
Ionizing Radiations
Radiations, Ionizing



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