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beam is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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1. Photons, atomic particles, or sound waves aligned in parallel rays. In radiology and nuclear medicine, these rays may originate from a point-source and be directed toward an object in order to image or treat the object.
2. The part of an analytical balance to which the weighing pans are attached.
3. A long, slender piece of wood, metal, or plastic resin that acts as a support, e.g. in a dental appliance or other applications.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Beam." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738619/all/beam.
Beam. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738619/all/beam. Accessed July 18, 2019.
Beam. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738619/all/beam
Beam [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738619/all/beam.
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