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scientific study of living organisms. adj., adj biolog´ic, biolog´ical.
molecular biology study of molecular structures and events underlying biological processes, including relation between genes and the functional characteristics they determine.
radiation biology scientific study of the effects of ionizing radiation on living organisms.
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ra·di·a·tion bi·ol·o·gy

field of science that studies the biologic effects of ionizing radiation.
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ra·di·a·tion bi·ol·o·gy

(rā'dē-ā'shŭn bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
Science that studies the biologic effects of ionizing radiation.
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Yamaoka, "Possible role of elevation of glutathione in the acquisition of enhanced proliferation of mouse splenocytes exposed to small-dose [gamma]-rays," International Journal of Radiation Biology, vol.
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Potten, "The cell kinetic mechanism for radiation-induced cellular depletion of epithelial tissue based on hierarchical differences in radiosensitivity," International Journal of Radiation Biology, vol.
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The Laboratory of Radiation Biology of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research invited scientists and other members of the computer molecular simulation community to Dubna, near Moscow, in September 2008 to share insights, mainly regarding the simulation of molecular dynamics in chemical physics and biophysical systems.
This collaboration, which continued until Lorenz's death in 1954, contributed scientific insights and technical advances that were fundamental to radiation biology; it also set in train the radiobiological research from within which the blood stem cell was to emerge.
''Plutonium passes through the human body when people are exposed to it from the outside,'' said Nanao Kamada, professor emeritus of radiation biology at Hiroshima University.
Radiologists are probably not as familiar with current concepts of radiation biology, dose modulation techniques and optimizing dose requirements as they need to be.
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