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 irradiation irradiation

noun

  • (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance  ( actinotherapy, irradiation, radiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy )
    (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
  • (Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus  ( irradiation )
    (Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus
  • the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background  ( irradiation )
    the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background
  • (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex  ( irradiation )
    (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex
  • a column of light (as from a beacon)  ( beam of light, irradiation, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, light beam, beam, ray )
    a column of light (as from a beacon)
  • the condition of being exposed to radiation  ( irradiation )
    the condition of being exposed to radiation