UVA


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UVA

 (yo͞o′vē′ā′)
n.
Ultraviolet radiation that is found in sunlight, has a wavelength between 320 and 400 nanometers, and can cause damage to the skin after long-term exposure, including premature aging and cancer.

[u(ltra)v(iolet) A (the letter A being used to designate the first of the categories based on wavelength in which ultraviolet radiation is classified).]
Translations

UVA

UV-A ADJ ABBR UVA raysrayos mpl UVA

UVA

[ˌjuːviːˈeɪ] adj (=ultraviolet A) [rays] → UVA inv; [protection] → contre les UVA, anti-UVA
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The ambassador made a short presentation on 'Security and Stability in South Asia', followed by a candid discussion on wide ranging global issues with students and faculty of UVA, said a press release received from Washington DC.
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Additionally, thin high altitude cloud, (14) as well as cloud off axis to the position of the sun, (15) can increase UVR exposure, particularly within the UVA range.
Only a small number of the 2,000 adults surveyed knew that the SPF rating on the product label refers to protection from UVB rays only - and does not also include protection from harmful UVA rays - typically indicated by a separate "star" rating.
UVA protection is shown by either a star rating (the more stars, the greater the protection) or by the letters UVA in a circle.
The monthly distributions of UVA, UVB, UVery, and UV-VitD for the periods 1979-2000, 1979-1989, and 1990-2000 were obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's tropospheric ultraviolet and visible radiation model (Lee-Taylor & Madronich, 2007).
UVA has a strong and established commitment to the expansion and evolution of telemedicine, and we will work with SOC to help patients across Virginia and beyond by expanding the reach of telehealth," said Karen Rheuban, MD, Director of the UVA Center for Telehealth.
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