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kilovolt

 (kV) [kil´o-volt]
one thousand (103) volts.
k's peak (kVp) the highest kilovoltage used in producing a radiograph.

kil·o·volt (kv),

(kil'ō-vōlt),
A unit of electrical potential, potential difference, or electromotive force, equal to 103 volts.
[kilo + volt]

kilovolt (kV)

[-volt]
Etymology: Gk, chilioi, thousand; volt, Count Alessandro Volta, Italian scientist, 1745-1827
measure of electrical potential, 1000 volts.

kil·o·volt

(kV) (kil'ŏ-vōlt)
A unit of electrical potential, potential difference, or electromotive force, equal to 103 volts.

kil·o·volt

(kil'ŏ-vōlt)
A unit of electrical potential or potential difference equal to 103 volts.

kilovolt

one thousand (103) volts; abbreviated kV.

kilovolt peak
the maximal amount of voltage that an x-ray machine is using; abbreviated kVp.
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