millirad


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millirad

 (mrad) [mil´ĭ-rad]
one thousandth (10−3) of a rad.
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This could add up to a total dose of 3,000 millirads or more.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reported a reading of 3,000 millirads per hour taken above the plant on 29 March (NRC 1979b).
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Relevant submultiples of the gray are the centigray (cGy), which equals 1 rad, and the milligray (mGy), which equals 100 millirads (mrads).
The radiation dose from [sup.210]Po alpha particle radiation has been measured as 82.5 millirads per day for heavy smokers.[27] Extrapolating this measurement, doses of 30.1 reds per year and 752.5 reds per 25 years of smoking two packs of cigarettes per day are calculated.