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non-ionizing radiation

Electromagnetic radiation, the photons of which lack the energy required to ionize atoms or induce ion formation; NIR includes sound, ultraviolet, visible, and infrared light, microwaves, and radiowaves. Cf Ionizing radiation.

Non-ionizing radiation

Rays of energy that move in long, slow wave patterns and do not penetrate cells.t
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