gonadal dose


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go·nad dose

the exposure dose to the male or female gonad, usually from incidental secondary radiation in diagnostic or therapeutic irradiation, or from whole-body irradiation.
Synonym(s): gonadal dose
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Table 3 lists the gonadal dose during pelvic x-ray examinations using the standard kV of each group for FS systems and the exposure factors corresponding to the lower limit of E for the CR system.
Minimizing the gonadal dose during pelvic x-ray examinations would have a major impact on E values and hence on the risk of developing stochastic effects.
Testicular entrance-skin dose was selected and measured for the analysis of gonadal dose during neonatal chest radiography.