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irradiate

 [ĭ-ra´de-āt]
to treat with radiant energy.

ir·ra·di·ate

(i-rā'dē-āt),
To apply radiation from a source to a structure or organism.
[see irradiation]

irradiate

/ir·ra·di·ate/ (ĭ-rād´e-āt) to treat with radiant energy.

irradiate

(ĭ-rā′dē-āt′)
v. irradi·ated, irradi·ating, irradi·ates
v.tr.
1.
a. To expose to radiation.
b. To treat with radiation: irradiate farm produce so as to destroy bacteria.
2. To shed light on; illuminate.
3. To manifest in a manner suggesting the emission of light; radiate: irradiate goodness.
v.intr. Archaic
1. To send forth rays; radiate.
2. To become radiant.

ir·ra′di·a′tive adj.
ir·ra′di·a′tor n.

ir·ra·di·ate

(ir-rā'dē-āt)
To apply radiation from a source to a structure or organism.
See: irradiation

ir·ra·di·ate

(ir-rā'dē-āt)
To apply radiation from a source to a structure or organism.

irradiate

1. to treat with x-rays or other form of radioactivity.
2. to expose to rays such as ultraviolet light. See also irradiation.
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The hydrocarbons induced by irradiations were detected in all irradiated samples and remained absent in the non-irradiated controls.
The survey requested feedback regarding the practices and use of irradiated cellular blood products and was designed to cover common indications for irradiation that reflect generally considered best practices for irradiation as well as irradiation practices that may not currently be supported by the literature.
1] males of the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) that were descendants of parental individuals irradiated with various doses of gamma-rays fluctuated between values similar to those observed in wild-type males (9.
One reason might be the higher price: Irradiated beef can cost as much as 80 cents more per pound.
The tensile fracture surface of unirradiated and irradiated CS/CC biocomposite films was performed by a scanning electron microscope (SEM), Model JEOL JSM-6460 LA, at an accelerating voltage of 5 kV.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must give approval before foods can be irradiated.
1) showed a decrease in carbonyl groups in irradiated PC with an increase in radiation dose, using the FUR spectra.
In comparing the vast majority of the irradiated mice that survived following PLX treatment with the very few survivors of the controls, the following observations were recorded: