Definition of radicidation in English:

radicidation

noun

Manufacturing Technology
  • The treatment of food with ionizing radiation in doses sufficient to reduce the number of viable pathogenic microorganisms to an undetectable level.

Origin

1960s. From classical Latin radiāre radiate + -cīd- + -ation.

Pronunciation

radicidation

/ˌradɪsʌɪˈdeɪʃn/