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gamma ray

noun

Definition of GAMMA RAY

:  a photon emitted spontaneously by a radioactive substance; also :  a photon of higher energy than that of an X-ray

First Known Use of GAMMA RAY

1903

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gamma ray

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GAMMA RAY

:  a photon emitted spontaneously by a radioactive substance; also :  a high-energy photon—usually used in plural

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