centigray

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centigray

 (cGy) [sen´tĭ-gra″]
a unit of absorbed radiation dose equal to one hundredth (10−2) of a gray, or 1 rad.

centigray

/cen·ti·gray/ (cGy) (-gra″) a unit of absorbed radiation dose equal to one hundredth (10−2) of a gray, or 1 rad.

centigray (cGy)

[sen′tigra]
a unit of absorbed radiation dose equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gray, or 1 rad.

centigray

A unit of radioactivity used in RADIOTHERAPY. A gray is the energy absorption of 1 joule per kg of irradiated material. 1 gy is equivalent to 100 rads so 1 centigray is equivalent to 1 rad (radiation absorbed dose).