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Radium Glossary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |


A

Acidification
Activity
Alpha radiation
Alpha radioactivity, gross
Alpha-radioactivity count
Alpha spectrometry

B

Beta radioactivity
Beta radioactivity, gross
Beta radioactivity count

C

Contaminant

D

Decay product of radiation

G

Gamma radioactivity

I

Isotope

L

Laboratory reporting level (LRL)

M

Maximum contaminant level (MCL)

P

pH
Picocurie per liter
Precision estimate (PE) or combined standard uncertainty (csu)

R

Radionuclide