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X-irradiation

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Definition of X-irradiation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Irradiation with X-rays.
Example sentences
  • For whole body X-irradiation male rats were placed in Plexiglas boxes surrounded by paraffin phantoms on all sides except the top.
  • Classical genetic screens induce mutations using either X-irradiation or chemical mutagens such as ethyl methanesulfonate.
  • Such a separation of survival and RDS in response to X-irradiation adds to the complexity and difficulty of understanding AT.

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