gamma radiation

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of gamma radiation

: radiation composed of gamma rays

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First Known Use of gamma radiation

1904


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gamma radiation

noun

medical Definition of gamma radiation

: radiation that is composed of gamma rays and is used in cancer radiotherapy

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