radiological defense


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radiological defense

[¦rād·ē·ə¦läj·ə·kəl di′fens]
(ordnance)
The methods, plans, and procedures involved in establishing and exercising defensive measures against the radiation effects of an attack by atomic weapons or radiological warfare agents.
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