Exit dose | definition of exit dose by Medical dictionary
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the exposure dose of radiation leaving a body opposite the portal of entry.
the amount of radiation at the surface of the body opposite that to which the radiation is directed.
ex·it dose (egzit dōs)
Exposure dose of radiation leaving a body opposite the portal of entry.
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When an examination of a young female patient is performed in the AP projection, the breast tissue receives the exit dose
of radiation as opposed to the entrance dose.
In this model, when automatic exposure control maintains a constant exit dose
, the entrance skin exposure would increase exponentially with the thickness of the chest.
The entrance and exit doses
are distributed in such a way that tissue outside the target is minimally affected.