Synonyms of irradiation


1. irradiation, condition, status

usage: the condition of being exposed to radiation

2. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation, light, visible light, visible radiation

usage: a column of light (as from a beacon)

3. irradiation, spread, spreading

usage: (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex

4. irradiation, illusion, semblance

usage: the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background

5. irradiation, generalization, generalisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation

usage: (Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus

6. radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation, therapy

usage: (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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