corpuscular radiation


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corpuscular radiation

[kȯr′pəs·kyə·lər ‚rād·ē′ā·shən]
(physics)
Radiation consisting of subatomic particles, such as electrons, protons, deuterons, and neutrons, as distinguished from electromagnetic radiation.
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