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ACTIVITY CURVE [2 records]

Record 1 1999-08-20

English

Subject field(s)
  • Medical Imaging
  • Chemistry
DEF

A graph showing the activity of a radioactive source in function of time.

OBS

activity: The intensity of a radioactive source. Also known as radioactivity.

Key term(s)
  • time/activity curve

French

Domaine(s)
  • Imagerie médicale
  • Chimie
OBS

Dans ce sens, activité est synonyme de radio-activité selon le dictionnaire de l'atome de Larousse.

Spanish

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Record 2 1979-07-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Morphology and General Physiology
  • Scientific Research Equipment
CONT

The results of the bisexual experiments (one record for each moth type) revealed a bimodal activity pattern similar to what one would obtain by superimposing the activity curve for unmated males upon the corresponding one for females. There was no evidence of a change in the amount of flying activity in males at sunrise.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Morphologie et physiologie générale
  • Matériel et équipement (Recherche scientifique)
CONT

La délimitation [des] diverses étapes du développement [de Sitophilus granarius] a été faite d'après les aspects particuliers des courbes actographiques (...). On peut (...) repérer une phase de repos précédant la première mue, et le 2e stade larvaire se caractérise aussitôt par une amplitude plus grande des déplacements de la plume.

Spanish

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