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Qualifier English: radiation effects
Qualifier Spanish: efectos de la radiación
Qualifier Portuguese: efeitos da radiação
Qualifier French: effets des radiations
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000528
Scope note: Used for effects of ionizing and nonionizing radiation upon living organisms, organs and tissues, and their constituents, and upon physiologic processes. It includes the effect of irradiation on drugs and chemicals.
Annotation: subhead only; includes ionizing & non-ionizing radiation; not for therapeutic effect of radiations ( = /radiotherapy); see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.60; DF: /rad eff or /RE
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/RE or RE (SH) or SUBS APPLY RE
History Note: 66; used with Category A, B & G 1966-67; A, B, D & G 1968-74; A, B, D, F1-2, G4-12 & J 1975-84; A, B1, B3-6, D, F1-2, G4-12 & J 1985 forward
Entry Version: RAD EFF
Abbreviation: RE
DeCS ID: 22022
Unique ID: Q000528
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/22
radiation effects - Preferred
Concept UI M0030732
Scope note Used for effects of ionizing and nonionizing radiation upon living organisms, organs and tissues, and their constituents, and upon physiologic processes. It includes the effect of irradiation on drugs and chemicals.
Preferred term radiation effects



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