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Radiation Glossary

Long Name: 
Radiation Protection Program - Radiation Glossary
Description: 
Defines radiation-related terms
Publishing Organization: 
Office of Air and Radiation/Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
Last Update: 
October 30, 2014
 

Terms & Acronyms


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Term
11(e)(2) byproduct material
Absorbed Dose
Acute Exposure
Agreement State
Alpha Particle
Ambient Air
Background Radiation
Becquerel
Beneficiation
Beta Particle
Byproduct Material
Chronic Exposure
Contact-handled
Contamination (radiation)
Coordinating Agency
Curie
Decay Chain
Decay Products
Decommission
Decontamination (radioactive)
Depleted Uranium
Dewatered
Dirty Bomb
Dose (radiation)
Dose Rate
Effective Dose
Emanation Rate
Epidemiological Studies 
Exposure Pathway
Exposure (radiation)
Fallout
Federal Radiation Council
Fission
Fracking
Fuel Cycle
Fusion
Gamma Rays
Generally Applicable Standards
Geographic Information System
Gray
Half-life
Health Physics
High-level Radioactive Waste
Igneous
Improvised Nuclear Device
In-situ Recovery
Ion
Ionization
Ionizing Radiation
Isotope
Karst
Linear No Threshold Model
Low-level Radioactive Waste
Maximum Contaminant Level
Milling
millirem
Mixed Waste
Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Non-ionizing Radiation
Overburden
Photon
Picocurie
Porosity
Primordial
Radiation
Radiation sickness
Radioactive Decay
Radioactivity
Radiogenic
Radioisotope
Radiological Dispersion Device
Radionuclide
Raffinate
Redox Potential
Remote-handled
Risk
Risk Assessment
Roentgen Absorbed Dose
Roentgen Equivalent Man
Shelter in Place
Sievert
Slag
Source Material
Spent Nuclear Fuel
Statutory Authority
Tailings
Transuranic
Transuranic Waste
Uncertainty
X-Rays
Yellowcake
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