Radiation (disambiguation)


Radiation (disambiguation)

Radiation may have one of the following meanings:
* Radiation in physics:
**Radiation, an emission of energy or particles
**Electromagnetic Radiation, a self-propagating wave of electric and magnetic fields, including such phenomena as radio waves and visible light
*Radiation in evolutionary biology:
**Evolutionary radiation, a diversification into several lineages from a common ancestor
**Adaptive radiation, an evolutionary radiation to fill many ecological niches.
*Radiation (medicine), characteristics of e.g. pain to spread to other parts of the body than the origin
*Radiation therapy, a medical treatment that involves radiating part or all of the body
*Radiation poisoning, a form of damage to organ tissue due to excessive exposure to ionizing radiation
*Thermal radiation, the radiation of heat


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