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dosimetry

 [do-sim´ĕ-tre]
scientific determination of amount, rate, and distribution of radiation emitted from a source of ionizing radiation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

do·sim·e·try

(dō-sim'ĕ-trē),
Measurement of radiation exposure, especially x-rays or gamma rays; calculation of radiation dose from internally administered radionuclides.
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dosimetry

(dō-sĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The accurate measurement of doses, especially of radiation.

do·si·met′ric (-sə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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dosimetry

Radiation physics The formal science that measures and calculates doses and format of radiation to be administered to a Pt with a disease requiring RT, in particular cancer. See Definitive radiation, EPR dosimetry, Radiation.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

do·sim·e·try

(dō-sim'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of radiation exposure, especially x-rays or gamma rays; calculation of radiation dose from internally administered radionuclides.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

do·sim·e·try

(dō-sim'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of radiation exposure, especially x-rays or gamma rays.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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