- Term Label: response to radiation
- Term Accession: 0009314
- Term IRI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0009314
- Definition: Any process that results in a change in state or activity of a cell or an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of an electromagnetic radiation stimulus. Electromagnetic radiation is a propagating wave in space with electric and magnetic components. These components oscillate at right angles to each other and to the direction of propagation.
response to radiation stimulus; response to electromagnetic radiation stimulus
comment: Note that 'radiation' refers to electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength.