corpuscular radiation


noun Physics, Astronomy.

radiation consisting of atomic and subatomic particles, as alpha particles, beta particles, and neutrons.

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Medical definitions for corpuscular radiation

corpuscular radiation

n.

Radiation consisting of streams of subatomic particles such as protons, electrons, and neutrons.
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