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REM

 
rapid eye movement; see sleep.

rem

 [rem]
roentgen equivalent man; the amount of any ionizing radiation which has the same biological effect as 1 rad of x-rays; 1 rem = 1 rad RBE (relative biological effectiveness).
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REM

1. Acronym for rapid eye movements , under movement.

rem

Abbreviation for roentgen-equivalent-man.
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REM

(rĕm)
n.
The twitching movements of the eye muscles and other physiological changes that occur during REM sleep.

rem

(rĕm)
n.
1. The amount of ionizing radiation required to produce the same biological effect as one rad of high-penetration x-rays.
2. A unit for measuring absorbed doses of radiation, equivalent to one roentgen of x-rays or gamma rays.
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rem

Roentgen-equivalent in man Radiation physics The traditional unit of equivalent dose/unit of absorbed radiation, ± equal to a rad or 0.01 Seivert–Sv, the unit that replaces the rem–1 Sv = 100 rem. See Gray, Rad, Sievert.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

REM

Abbreviation for rapid eye movements.

rem

Abbreviation for roentgen-equivalent-man.
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REM

Acronym for rapid eye movements;reticular erythematous mucinosis

rem

Abbreviation for roentgen-equivalent-man.
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