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radiate

 [ra´de-āt]
1. to diverge or spread from a common point.
2. arranged in a radiating manner.

ra·di·ate

(rā'dē-āt),
1. To spread out in all directions from a center.
2. To emit radiation.
[L. radio, pp. -atus, to shine]

radiate

(rā′dē-āt′)
v.
1. To spread out in all directions from a center.
2. To emit or be emitted as radiation.

ra′di·a′tive adj.

radiate

verb To extend from a central point–eg, pain radiating from the neck to the elbow

ra·di·ate

(rādē-āt)
1. To spread out in all directions from a center.
2. To emit radiation.
[L. radio, pp. -atus, to shine]

ra·di·ate

(rādē-āt)
1. To spread out in all directions from a center.
2. To emit radiation.
[L. radio, pp. -atus, to shine]

Patient discussion about radiate

Q. Is an X- Ray dangerous to my fetus? I fell down while I am pregnant and was sent to the ER. I was given an x- ray there, is the radiation dangerous to my fetus?

A. As far as I know one x-ray cannot harm your fetus since there is not enough radiation there to harm it. If you are worried consult a Doctor.

Q. What does radiation do for cancer patients? We found out today that my grandmother has cancer and my mother said that the oncologist is planning on using radiation to ease her pain. My question is, what does radiation do? I know, eases pain, but how?

A. hello;radiation therapy/an anticancer drugs are used to suppress or arrest the rate of cell division in any tumor cells, the rad also kills good cells also.

Q. Is it proven that cellular radiation can damage health?

A. it was proven that people that talk a lot with cellular phones tend to develop problems in their salivary gland (the Parotid gland, right under the ear)that is on the side they speak the most.
http://www.newsinferno.com/archives/2163

could be that in 15 years from now the amount of brain cancer will increase and they will know for sure it's from cellular phones. , why take a chance- use as less as possible, use an earphone and don't give a cellular phone to your children until they are 17.
you can never know what will they find next...

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Della Valle and Jarvis say these observations suggest that the new identified object represents an unusual type of exploding star called an X-ray nova, which radiates more X-rays than optical light and has been detected only four times before.
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