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Substance Name: Ionizing Radiation
ID: D011839000


  • ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION or particle radiation (high energy ELEMENTARY PARTICLES) capable of directly or indirectly producing IONS in its passage through matter. The wavelengths of ionizing electromagnetic radiation are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays.
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Ionizing Radiation

MeSH Heading

  • Radiation, ionizing


  • Alpha particles
  • alpha-radiation
  • Beta particles
  • beta-radiation
  • Electromagnetic Radiation, Ionizing
  • Gamma Radiation
  • HSDB 7439
  • Ionizing Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Radiation
  • Radiation, ionizing
  • Radiation, Ionizing Electromagnetic
  • X-Radiation

Registry Number

  • D011839000