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irradiation

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

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1. The diagnostic or therapeutic application of x-ray photons, nuclear particles, high-speed electrons, ultraviolet rays, or other forms of radiation to a patient.
2. The application of a form of radiation to an object or substance to give it therapeutic value or increase that which it already has.
3. A phenomenon in which a bright object on a dark background appears larger than a dark object of the same size on a bright background.
4. The spreading in all directions from a common center, e.g., nerve impulses, the sensation of pain.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Irradiation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748248/all/irradiation.
Irradiation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748248/all/irradiation. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Irradiation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748248/all/irradiation
Irradiation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748248/all/irradiation.
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