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particle

noun atom, bit, component part, crumb, cutting, fragment, grain, granule, hint, mite, modicum, moiety, molecule, morsel, piece, pittance, point, scintilla, snippet, speck, spot, suggestion, trace
See also: constituent, element, iota, minimum, modicum, part, portion, scintilla
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A single alpha particle can induce bystander effects in a population of cells, thus the sensitivity of primary oocytes to low doses of [.
For each of the alpha particle examples we saw that the supposedly divergent worlds differed haecceitistically.
210]Po alpha particle radiation can be from 100 to 10,000 times that of natural background radiation sources.
The alpha particles themselves produced scintillations, but the new scintillations, which appeared when hydrogen was present, were particularly bright.
For the transuranic elements nuclei, as calculations are shown, their binding energy should also be reduced by the amount of the alpha particle binding energy.
Since alpha particles only travel short distances of between 2 and 5 cell diameters, there is less chance of damaging healthy tissue with this type of therapy.
8 mm, which, like the uranium metal implants, is an infinitely thick source for alpha particle emission.
8:50 "Low alpha lead and microtome sliced lead for assessment of alpha particle emissions for computer chip manufacturing.
One of the largest categories of radioactive waste produced for the nuclear weapons and reactor industries, it is highly toxic to humans, both chemically as a heavy metal and radiologically as an alpha particle emitter.
SERTEST is a turn-key solution for radiation testing (accelerated and real-time) and alpha particle counting, covering both complete electronic systems and individual packaged memory and logic devices.
The alpha particle range from radium-223 is less than 100 micrometers, which minimizes damage to the surrounding normal tissue.