biological shield


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biological shield

n
(Biology) a protective shield impervious to radiation, esp the thick concrete wall surrounding the core of a nuclear reactor
Translations
bouclier biologique
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The facility will be surrounded by a biological shield lead with a minimum thickness of 150 mm and provided with passages for manipulators, portholes, plugs allow access to utilities and a passage for access to the trash.
The CXCL12 protein then coats the cancer cells where it acts as a biological shield that keeps T cells away.
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