Definition of Beta radiation

1. Noun. Radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay.




Definition of Beta radiation

1. Noun. (physics) The radiation of beta particles as a result of radioactive decay ¹

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Medical Definition of Beta radiation

1. Radiant energy from a source of beta rays. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beta Radiation

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beta radiation (current term)
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Literary usage of Beta radiation

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1. Assessment of the Scientific Information for the Radiation Exposure by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Beta particles are not'highly penetrating, and the highest-energy beta radiation can be stopped by a few centimeters of plastic or aluminum. ..."

2. The Principles of Physics and Biology of Radiation Therapy by Bernhard Kroenig, Walter Friedrich (1922)
"Though in radiation therapy a .great deal of importance has so far not been attributed to the beta radiation because it is very readily absorbed, ..."

3. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Frederic Solomon (1986)
"Contributions from external beta emitters are not estimated because of the limited penetration ability of beta radiation, but there is the possibility that ..."

4. The Health Consequences of Smoking: Cancer and Chronic Lung Disease in the by DIANE Publishing Company (1985)
"These experiments have used x-ray or alpha or beta radiation. ... An experiment using CSC and beta radiation from ^Sr on mouse skin (400 mice) was reported ..."

5. Compendium of abstracts of papers on the therapeutic use of radium: With a ...by Radium Chemical Company by Radium Chemical Company (1920)
"Patients who have had keloids for several years require beta radiation in addition to gamma. beta radiation produces an ulceration and destroys the ..."

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