Synonyms for irradiation

Synonyms for (noun) irradiation

Synonyms: actinotherapy, radiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, irradiation

Definition: (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

Similar words: therapy

Definition: (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

Usage: the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury; he tried every treatment the doctors suggested; heat therapy gave the best relief


Synonyms: irradiation

Definition: (Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus

Similar words: generalisation, generalization, stimulus generalisation, stimulus generalization

Definition: (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus


Synonyms: irradiation

Definition: the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background

Similar words: illusion, semblance

Definition: an erroneous mental representation


Synonyms: irradiation

Definition: (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex

Similar words: spread, spreading

Definition: process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space


Synonyms: beam, beam of light, shaft, shaft of light, ray, ray of light, irradiation, light beam

Definition: a column of light (as from a beacon)

Similar words: light, visible light, visible radiation

Definition: (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation

Usage: the light was filtered through a soft glass window


Synonyms: irradiation

Definition: the condition of being exposed to radiation

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations