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Term:
response to ionizing radiation (GO:0010212)
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cellular response to radiation +   
response to ionizing radiation +   
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of a ionizing radiation stimulus. Ionizing radiation is radiation with sufficient energy to remove electrons from atoms and may arise from spontaneous decay of unstable isotopes, resulting in alpha and beta particles and gamma rays. Ionizing radiation also includes X-rays.
response to light stimulus +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: response to ionising radiation ;   response to ionizing radiation stimulus
Definition Sources: PMID:12509526

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