x-irradiation


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x-irradiation

(ĕks′ĭ-rā′dē-ā′shən)
n.
Exposure to x-ray radiation.
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X-irradiation was performed at the intensity of 100 cGy/min with a CLINAC 2300C/D-SN 27 X-ray unit.
Sensory quality and nutrient composition of three Hawaiian fruits treated by X-irradiation.J.
This suggests that chlorophyll a and carotenoids are more sensitive to X-irradiation than chlorophyll b.
(27) Yukawa O, Nakajima T, Miura Y, Ueda J, Ozawa T Induction of radical scavenging ability and suppression of lipid peroxidation in rat liver microsomes following whole body low dose X-irradiation. J Radiat Biol 2005;81:681-688.
A focal low dose x-irradiation of the cerebellum after birth selectively interferes with acquisition of the full complement of the granule cells, resulting in microneuronal hypoplasia (Altman, 1987), and there was abnormal neural organization in which immature characteristics, such as distorted arrangement of the glomeruli and incomplete circuitry formation are retained in the adult rat (Sugihara, 2000).
When x-irradiation was applied to the hippocampus of rats to stop neurogenesis, and antidepressant treatment was concurrently administered, those animals failed to show amelioration of depressive behavioral symptoms.
Following X-irradiation and subsequent heating in the temperature interval 23-200[degrees]C, TL glow curves produced characteristic emissions near 75[degrees]C and 100[degrees]C from the crystalline and amorphous regions, respectively.
The administration of X-irradiation to nerve tissue results in an alteration of the glial environment and has in a number of studies been shown to promote regrowth of damaged nerve fibers.
Other approaches included use of external x-irradiation to treat hearing loss, acne, tinea capitis, and enlarged thymus, and the use of radon and radium to treat hemangiomas (3-7).