"Alpha Particles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Positively charged particles composed of two protons and two NEUTRONS, i.e. equivalent to HELIUM nuclei, which are emitted during disintegration of heavy ISOTOPES. Alpha rays have very strong ionizing power, but weak penetrability.
- Alpha Particles
- Alpha Particle
- Particle, Alpha
- Particles, Alpha
- Alpha Rays
- Alpha Ray
- Ray, Alpha
- Rays, Alpha
- Radiation, Alpha
- Alpha Radiation
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