radiation burn

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radiation burn

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚bərn]
(medicine)
A burn caused by overexposure to radiant energy.
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that can shield you from radiation burns, especially if you need to go out of the shelter even for short periods.
If we get involved with that, which we will under a Theresa May government, expect to see British service personnel return with horrible injuries including radiation burns.
Ultraviolet radiation burns from high intensity metal halide and mercury vapor lighting remain a public health concern.
Given time, their hair will grow back and the radiation burns will heal; but regardless of the aggressiveness of the treatment and tenacity of its victims, the chance of cancerous recurrence is significantly higher than ever.
Photokeratitis and UV radiation burns associated with damaged metal halide lamps.
After an explosion leaves a large fissure in the ground, two boys are confronted by an unknown phenomenon that inflicts severe radiation burns on one of them.
73 millisieverts, which is enough to cause radiation burns.
A FIRM has been fined tens of thousands of pounds after a Teesside worker suffered radiation burns while carrying out tests on safety equipment.
The garments have adjustable cleavage to cover scars or radiation burns if needed.
These include constipation, fatigue, hot flashes, loss of libido, nausea and vomiting, and radiation burns.
Dwight Williams, Lance Monroe and Alberto Fonticiella, the center treats chronic and traumatic wounds that have not healed after 30 days of traditional treatments, including diabetic ulcers, lower leg ulcers, infections, pressure ulcers, gangrene, radiation burns, failing grafts and flaps and surgical wounds.