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dose e·quiv·a·lent

(dōs ē-kwiv'ă-lĕnt)
In radiation therapy, product of absorbed dose and the quality factor; the SI unit of dose equivalent is sievert (Sv).

dose equivalent

In radiology, the product of the absorbed dose and the quality factor. Expressed in rems or sieverts, it measures the effects of absorbing different types of radiation. See: quality factor
See also: equivalent
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The calculated values of absorbed dose rate, radium equivalent activity, the external hazard index and annual effective dose equivalent have been found approximately same for all the investigated surface and sub surface samples except for sample 86, which has slightly lower values for sub surface soil.
Absorbed dose rate in air (D), danger symbol creation external ([H.sub.ex]) and internal ([H.sub.in]), annual dose equivalent of imposed on endocrine (AGDE), active annual dose equivalent (AEDE) also calculated and their average order values with amounts recommended by the world were compared Global mean value of absorbed dose equal to Air nGy / h 55 and D levels in our soil samples wheat is nGy / h 1.14 [+ or -] 26.49.
For the industrial areas of the state (Tables 4 and 5) (Avwiri and Ebeniro 2002), we have computed the dose equivalent (Table 6) to afford easy comparison of the data for the three sub environments of the state.
Effective dose or effective dose equivalent takes into account:
cSv = centisievert, the SI unit of dose equivalent.
Interpolation of these curves to zero TL intensity (TL=0) gives the dose equivalent (Q); this was determined each 10[degress]C temperature intervals in the range from 250 up to 400[degrees]C for T6 sample.
Therefore, the calculated dose equivalent factor for PAC "A" is 1.00 and for PAC "D" the factor equals 2.46 (96/39).
Also, 50% of AR101 patients tolerated the highest challenge level, a single dose equivalent to 3-4 peanuts.
b) Cough frequency in guinea pigs was significantly reduced by 57%, 53% and 63%, in the once, twice and three times dose equivalent groups, respectively
The mice were divided into one control group and three other groups which would undergo different treatments: exercise -unrestricted use of a running wheel-, melatonin -a dose equivalent to 10 mg per kg of body weight-, and a combination of melatonin and voluntary physical exercise.
The variation in annual effective dose equivalent (AEDE) was found in the range of 3.6 to 42.4 [micro]Sv/y.
The breast milk-months measure incorporated duration and exclusivity to estimate an overall breast milk dose equivalent in months.