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Descriptor English: Radiation Sources
Descriptor Spanish: Fuentes de Radiación
Descriptor Portuguese: Fontes de Radiação
Descriptor French: Sources de Radiation
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.412.062.128
Scope note: Devices, systems, processes or elements which can emanate radioactivity into the environment. Nuclear reactors, electricity charged particles accelerators, cobalt bombs, microwaves, radar and X-ray devices, infrared, ultraviolet and laser, as well as radioactive isotopes are considered to be radiation sources. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
DeCS ID: 34884
Unique ID: DDCS034884
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Radiation Sources - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060756
Scope note Devices, systems, processes or elements which can emanate radioactivity into the environment. Nuclear reactors, electricity charged particles accelerators, cobalt bombs, microwaves, radar and X-ray devices, infrared, ultraviolet and laser, as well as radioactive isotopes are considered to be radiation sources. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Preferred term Radiation Sources



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