Kienbock unit

Kien·böck u·nit (X),

(kēn'bōrk),
an obsolete unit of x-ray dosage.

Kienböck unit

An obsolete unit equal to 1/10 erythema dose, formerly used to semi-quantify radiation.

Kienböck,

Robert, Austrian radiologist, 1871-1953.
Kienböck atrophy - acute atrophy of bone in an extremity following inflammation.
Kienböck disease - osteolysis of the lunate bone following trauma to the wrist. Synonym(s): lunatomalacia
Kienböck dislocation - dislocation of semilunar bone.
Kienböck unit - an obsolete unit of x-ray dosage equivalent to 1/10 the erythema dose.
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