Becquerel ray


Bec·​que·​rel ray (ˌ)bek-ˌrel-, ˌbek-ə- How to pronounce Becquerel ray (audio)
: a ray emitted by a radioactive substance
used before radioactive emissions were classified as alpha and beta particles and gamma-ray photons

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“Becquerel ray.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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