Photodisintegration definition

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Nuclear disintegration or transformation caused by absorption of high-energy radiation, as of gamma rays.
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(physics) A nuclear reaction induced by the action of a photon.
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(physics) Any nuclear reaction, especially a nuclear fission, initiated by absorption of high-energy electromagnetic radiation such as a gamma ray.
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Noun

Singular:
photodisintegration
Plural:
photodisintegrations