Gratiolet radiating fibers radiation

Gra·ti·o·let radiating fibers, radiation (grah-te″o-laґ) [Louis Pierre Gratiolet, French anatomist, 1815–1865] see under fiber, and see radiatio optica.

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  • radiation — 1. The act or condition of diverging in all directions from a center. 2. The sending forth of light, short radio waves, ultraviolet or x rays, or any other rays for treatment or diagnosis or for other purpose. Cf.:irradiation (2). 3. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fiber — The parts of plants that cannot be digested, namely complex carbohydrates. Also known as bulk or roughage. Complex carbohydrates from plants are rich in starch and fiber. Examples of plants that provide complex carbohydrates (fiber) are fresh… …   Medical dictionary

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