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Radiation, Ionizing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Radiation, Ionizing
Tree Number(s)
G01.750.750
Unique ID
D011839
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011839
Annotation
policy: Manual 19.8.60, 21.16, 28.11.1; /‌adv eff = RADIATION INJURIES but see note there
Scope Note
ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION or particle radiation (high energy ELEMENTARY PARTICLES) capable of directly or indirectly producing IONS in its passage through matter. The wavelengths of ionizing electromagnetic radiation are equal to or smaller than those of short (far) ultraviolet radiation and include gamma and X-rays.
Entry Version
RAD IONIZING
Entry Term(s)
Ionizing Radiation
NLM Classification #
WN 105
Previous Indexing
Radiation (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note
76
History Note
76; was NON MESH before 1976
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/23
Revision Date
2011/06/24

Allowable Qualifiers
Radiation, Ionizing Preferred
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