"Gamma Rays" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Penetrating, high-energy electromagnetic radiation emitted from atomic nuclei during NUCLEAR DECAY. The range of wavelengths of emitted radiation is between 0.1 - 100 pm which overlaps the shorter, more energetic hard X-RAYS wavelengths. The distinction between gamma rays and X-rays is based on their radiation source.
- Gamma Rays
- Gamma Ray
- Ray, Gamma
- Rays, Gamma
- Radiation, Gamma
- Gamma Radiation
- Gamma Radiations
- Radiations, Gamma
- X-Rays, Nuclear
- Nuclear X-Ray
- X Rays, Nuclear
- X-Ray, Nuclear
- Nuclear X-Rays
- Nuclear X Rays
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