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dosimeter

 [do-sim´ĕ-ter]
an instrument used to detect and measure exposure to radiation.

do·sim·e·ter

(dō-sim'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for measuring radiation, especially x-rays.
[G. dosis, dose, + metron, measure]

dosimeter

(dō-sĭm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument that measures and indicates the amount of x-rays or radiation absorbed in a given period.

dosimeter

[dōsim′ətər]
Etymology: L, dosis + Gk, metron, measure
an instrument used to detect and measure accumulated radiation exposure. It consists of a pencil-sized ionization chamber with a self-reading electrometer.

do·sim·e·ter

(dō-sim'ĕ-tĕr)
1. A device for measuring radiation, especially x-rays.
2. In pulmonary function testing, a device that can be triggered automatically by a sensor near the subject's mouth or manually by a technician and that allows for the delivery of a reproducible dose from a nebulizer.
[G. dosis, dose, + metron, measure]

dosimeter

One of various devices that measure and indicate the total dose of radiation received. A dose rate meter is an instrument that measures the intensity of radiation at a particular site.

film badge

(film baj)
Device consisting of a strip of photographic film in a lightproof envelope, worn by dentists and ancillary personnel to monitor occupational exposure to x-rays.
Synonym(s): radiation dosimeter.

dosimeter

an instrument used to detect and measure exposure to radiation.