orthovoltage

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orthovoltage

 [or´tho-vōl″taj]
in radiation therapy, voltage in the range of 140 to 400 kilovolts, as contrasted to supervoltage and megavoltage.

or·tho·vol·tage

(ōr'thō-vōl'tăj),
In radiation therapy, a term for voltage between 400 and 600 kV.
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(24), despite being the response to 18.0 MV, is higher and more similar to those found with orthovoltage X-rays rather than gamma sources.
Given the similarity of the curve coefficients obtained in the present study with published values for gamma radiation, rather than orthovoltage X-rays, it follows that curves obtained for LINAC radiation have the potential to be used in radiotherapy as an additional means of quality control of the delivered absorbed dose and physical dosimetry.