x-radiation


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Related to x-radiation: gamma radiation, ultraviolet radiation, Xrays

x-ra·di·a·tion

(eks'rā'dē-ā'shŭn),
Radiant energy from an x-ray tube.
See also: x-ray.

x-radiation

(ĕks′rā′dē-ā′shən)
n.
1. Treatment with or exposure to x-rays.
2. Radiation composed of x-rays.
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the contract also includes a spectrometer including a complete vacuum system, cooling system, a monochromatic source of x-radiation detection system analyzer, complete electronic system control and evaluation data-station control software.
Nearly all observable objects in the night sky either emit X-radiation naturally or can be observed through X-ray absorption.
The display's proprietary design is based on ALT's patented laser-based technology which controls a single laser beam on a horizontal and vertical axis and also eliminates the risk of magnetic X-radiation now associated with CRTs.
This enhanced imaging capability will help physicians to assess the condition of the artery and treatment options while reducing exposure to x-radiation and usage of dye.
The report names x-radiation and gamma-radiation to its list of known human carcinogens.