kilovolt peak


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kil·o·volt peak

(kVp) (kil'ŏ-vōlt pēk)
The highest voltage applied across an x-ray tube; it influences the penetrating power of the x-ray beam.

kil·o·volt peak

(kVp) (kil'ŏ-vōlt pēk)
Maximum voltage used in x-ray exposures.