Ionizing irradiation of cells may cause damage of the DNA, possibly resulting in:
a. Sickle cell anemia.
d. Breakdown of H2O.
The length of time required for chromosome damage to manifest itself is:
a. Dependent upon the rate of cell division.
b. Very short
Shorter for x-ray specialists.
d. Easy to determine with x-ray examination.
The effect of irradiation on fluid in and around the cells of the body is:
a. Deoxyribonuciel disturbance.
d. The formation of a poison (toxin).
Radiosensitivity of cells is affected most strongly by:
a. The rate of cell division.
b. The amount of water in the tissue.
The genetic strength of the individual.
d. Ohm's law.