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Aberration

Imperfection

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Acentric

On the outside. The periphery.

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Alopecia

Hair loss

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Anemia

Reduction in red blood cell counts

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Anomaly

Departure from normal

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Atrophy

Shrinking

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Crypts of Lieberkuhn

Radio sensitive cells that are a precursor to the population of Villi cells

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Cytopenia

Depression of all blood cell counts

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Dermis

Middle layer of the skin

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Desquamation

Peeling skin

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Dicentric

A chromosome that has two centers or two centromere's

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Edema

Swelling

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Epidermis

Outer layer of the skin

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Erythroblasts

Precursor for red blood cells

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Follicles

Sack or cavity

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Granulocytes

Red blood cells with a life cycle of one day

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Hemopoietic

Pertaining to the development of blood cells

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Inflammation

Redness and swelling at site of exposure

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Karyotype

Chromosome map

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Latent

The second stage in the response to radiation exposure in which changes are taking place within the body system that may either result in death or recovery

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LD50/30

The survival time of a specific group. The lethal does to kill 50% of population in 30 days

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LD50/60

The survival time of a specific group. The lethal dose to kill 50% of the population in 60 days

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Lesion

Open wound

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Manifest

The third stage of the response to radiation exposure in which the body system shows signs and symptoms of exposure

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Maturation Depletion

Reduction in the number of mature sperm

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Megakaryocytes

Precursor for platelets

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Meningitis

Inflammation of the membrane of the spinal cord and brain

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Myelocytes

Precursor for white blood cell

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Necrosis

Tissue death

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Oogonia

Reproductive cells of the female

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Prodromal

The first stage in response to radiation exposure. Nothing vomiting and diarrhea occur in the stage of exposure

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Radiation Cataractogenesis

Formation of cataracts caused by exposure to radiation

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Radioresistant

Having no reaction or Ella fax of exposure to radiation

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Sebaceous

Oily secretion

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SED50

Radiation does necessary to affect 50% of a population

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Skin Erythema Dose (SED)

A measure of the amount of radiation a person received

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Somatic

Nonreproductive cells

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Spermatogonia

Reproductive cells of the male

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Stem Cell

Immature cell

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Stroma

Supportive tissue of an organism

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Subcutaneous

Inner layer of skin. The fatty layer

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Syndrome

The relationship of signs and symptoms to a specific disease or trauma

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Threshold Dose

The dose at which symptoms will occur

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Vasculitis

Inflammation of blood vessels