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UVC

noun \ˌyü-(ˌ)vē-ˈsē\

Definition of UVC

:  radiation that is in the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from about 200 to 280 nm in wavelength and that is more hazardous than UVB but is mostly absorbed by earth's upper atmosphere

First Known Use of UVC

1978
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UVC

noun \-ˈsē\

Medical Definition of UVC

:  radiation that is in the region of the ultraviolet spectrum which extends from about 200 to 280 nm in wavelength and that is more hazardous than UVB but is mostly absorbed by the earth's upper atmosphere

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