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Mesh term Radiation, Ionizing

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ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION or particle radiation (high energy ELEMENTARY PARTICLES) capable of directly or indirectly producing IONS in its passage through matter. The wavelengths of ionizing electromagnetic radiation are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays.

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Alpha Particles
Background Radiation
Beta Particles
Cosmic Radiation
Gamma Rays
Ultraviolet Rays

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