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Define: Particulate Ionizing Radiation

Particles moving at very high speeds

(Neutrons, electrons, protons, ions, atoms)

2

Differentiate Ionizing vs. Non-Ionizing Radiation

Ionizing radiation carries enough energy to completely remove an electron from an atom or compound

3

Cells are Most Radiosensitive during this phase of the cell cycle

M and G2 Phase

4

Cells are Most Resistant during this phase of the cell cycle

S Phase