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absorbed dose Syllabification: ab·sorbed dose

Definition of absorbed dose in English:


The energy of ionizing radiation absorbed per unit mass by a body, often measured in rads.
Example sentences
  • The severity of symptoms depends on the absorbed dose of radiation by the exposed area of the body.
  • The dose equivalent in rems is numerically equal to the absorbed dose in rads multiplied by the quality factor, which, for most medical radiation, is one.
  • The corresponding absorbed dose from photons released in the BNC reaction is considered to be negligible as calculated by Monte Carlo code MCNP4C.
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