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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She legged it after a bus, and scared the daylights out of the passengers with her radiation burns make-up.
Lemon said the hospital could handle thermal burns from fireworks and electrical wires, radiation burns suffered at Idaho National Laboratory and even frostbite "burns" from hikers in the nearby mountains.
In the 1930s, following the increased use of X-rays and their attendant radiation burns, it was found that Aloe Vera gave relief and repaired tissue where all other medical preparations failed.
People can also get exposed to chemical and radiation burns from disinfection, sterilization or waste treatment activities, while the current practice of medical waste incineration causes air pollution.
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. Mr Corbyn has been accused of being a traitor.
Ultraviolet radiation burns from high intensity metal halide and mercury vapor lighting remain a public health concern.
Progress in "the war on cancer" has been thwarted for many decades by the orthodox treatment plan including chemotherapy and radiation treatments designed to kill the tumor cells, all the while rendering the victims hairless and radiation burned. 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.
However, a few days after the radiation treatment ended, I observed severe radiation burns where my skin turned black and peeled away to reveal cooked flesh.
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.
The company found that the total dosage was 1.73 millisieverts, which is enough to cause radiation burns.