Radio Wave
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Radio Wave

An electrical impulse sent through the atmosphere at radio frequency.

Radio Wave

A type of wave made when an electric field and a magnetic field are combined. Radio waves are being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer and other conditions. The radio waves are sent through needles inserted into tumor tissue and may kill cancer cells. Radio waves are also used in MRI to create detailed images of areas inside the body.

Radio Wave

Electromagnetic radiation with a frequency lying within a radio frequency band.

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Radio Wave has been defined 3 different ways in documents like Glossary, NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, Glossary of Meteorological Terms.

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