cumulative dose


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cu·mu·la·tive dose

the total dose resulting from repeated exposures to radiation or chemotherapy of the same part of the body or of the whole body.

cumulative dose

the total dose that accumulates as a result of repeated exposure to radiation or a radiopharmaceutic product.

cu·mu·la·tive dose

(CD) (kyūmyŭ-lă-tiv dōs)
Total dose resulting from repeated exposures to radiation or chemotherapy of the same part of the body or of the whole body.

cu·mu·la·tive dose

(kyūmyŭ-lă-tiv dōs)
Total dose resulting from repeated exposures to radiation or chemotherapy of the same part of the body or of the whole body.
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