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IRRADIATION

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French Equivalent: Irradiation

Definition:
Irradiation is the exposure to radiation of wavelengths shorter than those of light (gamma, X- ray, or ultraviolet) for medical purposes or the destruction of bacteria in milk or other food.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001