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Vocabulary Catalog


RadTown Glossary

Description: 
Radiation-related terms that you may encounter in the RadTown USA fact sheets.
Publishing Organization: 
Office of Air and Radiation/Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Last Update: 
August 4, 2014
 

Terms & Acronyms


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Term
Acute Exposure
Acute Radiation Sickness (Syndrome)
Agreement State
Alpha Particle
Ambient Air
Atom
Background Radiation
Beta Particle
Chronic Exposure
Computed Tomography (CT)
Contamination
Daughter Products
Decay
Decay Chain
Decay Products
Dirty Bomb
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
Dose
Dosimeter
Dosimetry
Drilling Mud
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electron
Evaporating Ponds or Pits
Exposure
Exposure Pathways
Fallout
Fission
Fluoroscopy
Fusion
Gamma Rays
Geiger Counter
Half-Life
Hazardous Waste
Health Physics
Heap Leaching
High-Level Radioactive Waste
In-Situ Leaching
Ingestion
Inhalation
Interventional Fluoroscopy
Ion
Ionizing Radiation
Irradiation
Isotope
Low-level Radioactive Waste
Man-made Radiation
Meson
Monitoring
mrem
Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Neutron
Non-Ionizing Radiation
Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Power Plant
Nucleus
Open-pit Uranium Mining
Orphan Radioactive Source
Overburden
Photon
Pipe Scale
Produced Water
Protective Action Guide
Proton
Radiation
Radiation Protection
Radioactive Atom
Radioactive Materials
Radioactivity
Radiological Dispersion Device
Radiology
Radionuclide
Radium
Radon
Risk
Roentgen Equivalent Man
Sealed Source
Shelter-in-place
Spent Nuclear Fuel
Strong Nuclear Force
Tailings
Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material
Terrestrial Radiation
Transuranic Waste
Trefoil
Tritium
Underground Uranium Mining
Uranium
Uranium milling
X-Rays
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