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mean marrow dose

Abbreviation: MMD
An estimated measure of average radiation exposure given to the blood-forming progenitor cells of the bone marrow, e.g., in whole body radiation treatment. The percentage of active bone marrow in the useful beam is multiplied by the average absorbed dose.
See also: dose
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We chose the PEGS because, although the COSA also shares aims similar to those of the MMD, the PEGS was designed for a younger age group, closer to that targeted by our instrument.
To crack the nut, MMD needed to build a piece of a kit that would sit next to the shovel, and make it mobile to move along with the shovel, so the mine can use the shovel to its maximum capacity, Pitchford reasoned.
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