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millirem

 (mrem) [mil´ĭ-rem]
one thousandth (10−3) of a rem.

mrem

millirem; one thousandth (10−3) of a rem.

mrem

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millirem

mrem

abbreviation for millirem.
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When doses reach up to 100,000 mrem in a single exposure, cells cannot repair as quickly, resulting in cellular death or permanently altered structures.
Note that one must be exposed to something in the area of 100,000 mrems of radiation in a short period to suffer symptoms of acute radiation exposure, and even more than that to risk death.
For example, patient data acquired in the BUMC ED during a recent survey showed that the patient dose for a single abdomen pelvis CT without contrast (renal study) varied from 446 to 2567 mrem (equivalent to 112 to 642 anteroposterior chest radiographs), depending on patient size and composition.
Subsequent review of research papers--this time looking at the beneficial effects on the test subjects (mostly mice) showed that the growth rate for mice was highest when they were exposed to 100,000 mrem of X-rays per day.
In addition to the new FDIC investment, MREM closed three transactions in the second half of 2011 totaling $75 million in equity, including a portfolio of loans secured by 1,200 apartment units located throughout the United States and loans on a mixed-use development anchored by Whole Foods in Basalt, Colorado.
The radiation-related exposure variables included estimated maximum and likely [Gamma]-exposure during the 10 days after the accident (0-7, 8-20, 21-34, or [is greater than or equal to] 35 mrem and 0-2, 3-7, 8-15, or [is greater than or equal to] 16 mrem, respectively) and external background exposure (low, low medium, and high medium).
We are extremely pleased to bring Whole Foods back into the picture," said Ryan Anderson, co-president of MREM.
Through our extensive research into the Willits development and the surrounding communities, we are confident that we will be able to complete this vibrant retail, residential and office center," said Ryan Anderson, co-president of MREM.
Unlike full body scans, heart scans using EBCT have limited radiation (about 55-70 mrem, slightly more than a chest x-ray and less than a third of the amount of radiation from a conventional CT chest scan).
5 mrems of radiation an hour, a bit more or less depending on how close to the equator or how high up you are and what the sun's been up to.
27 10 9 8 49 34 39 THE FIGHT FOR FOURTH PLACE TT URTRTRTRTH PL PLPLACACACE MREMS REMER S R M REMAINING AININGNG GAGAMESMESES TOP OF THE TABLE.