radiation symbol

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1841
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A definition of the term "radiation symbol" is presented. It refers to an international symbol used to indicate radioactive sources, containers for radioactive materials, and areas where radioactive materials are stored and used. The symbol on a sign denotes the need for caution to avoid contamination with or undue exposure to atomic radiation.


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