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dosimetry

 [do-sim´ĕ-tre]
scientific determination of amount, rate, and distribution of radiation emitted from a source of ionizing radiation.

do·sim·e·try

(dō-sim'ĕ-trē),
Measurement of radiation exposure, especially x-rays or gamma rays; calculation of radiation dose from internally administered radionuclides.

dosimetry

/do·sim·e·try/ (do-sim´ĕ-tre) scientific determination of amount, rate, and distribution of radiation emitted from a source of ionizing radiation, in biological d. measuring the radiation-induced changes in a body or organism, and in physical d. measuring the levels of radiation directly with instruments.

dosimetry

(dō-sĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The accurate measurement of doses, especially of radiation.

do·si·met′ric (-sə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

dosimetry

[dōsim′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, dosis, giving, metron, measure
1 the determination of the amount, rate, and distribution of radiation or radioactivity from a source of ionizing radiation.
2 the accurate determination of medicinal doses based on body size, sex, age, and other factors.

dosimetry

Radiation physics The formal science that measures and calculates doses and format of radiation to be administered to a Pt with a disease requiring RT, in particular cancer. See Definitive radiation, EPR dosimetry, Radiation.

do·sim·e·try

(dō-sim'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of radiation exposure, especially x-rays or gamma rays; calculation of radiation dose from internally administered radionuclides.

do·sim·e·try

(dō-sim'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of radiation exposure, especially x-rays or gamma rays.

dosimetry (dōsim´etrē),

n the accurate and systematic determination of the amount of radiation to which an animal or person has been exposed during a given period.

dosimetry

scientific determination of amount, rate and distribution of radiation emitted from a source of ionizing radiation.
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