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Radioactive contamination

Definition (

Radioactive contamination, also called radiological contamination, is the deposition of, or presence of radioactive substances on surfaces or within solids, liquids or gases (including the human body), where their presence is unintended or undesirable. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
N/ARadioactive decontamination
Radioactive pollutants

This term is used for the following terms: 
Radiological contamination

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