"Ultraviolet Rays" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum immediately below the visible range and extending into the x-ray frequencies. The longer wavelengths (near-UV or biotic or vital rays) are necessary for the endogenous synthesis of vitamin D and are also called antirachitic rays; the shorter, ionizing wavelengths (far-UV or abiotic or extravital rays) are viricidal, bactericidal, mutagenic, and carcinogenic and are used as disinfectants.
- Ultraviolet Rays
- Ray, Ultraviolet
- Rays, Ultraviolet
- Ultraviolet Ray
- Ultra-Violet Rays
- Ray, Ultra-Violet
- Rays, Ultra-Violet
- Ultra Violet Rays
- Ultra-Violet Ray
- Actinic Rays
- Actinic Ray
- Ray, Actinic
- Rays, Actinic
- Ultraviolet Light
- Light, Ultraviolet
- UV Light
- Light, UV
Black Light, Ultraviolet
- Black Light, Ultraviolet
- Black Lights, Ultraviolet
- Ultraviolet Black Light
- Ultraviolet Black Lights
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