radiation dose


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radiation dose

1. Energy (joules) deposited by radiation in 1 kg of body tissue.
2. The exposure of a biological system to radiation, measured in rems or sieverts.
3. Radioactivity, measured in curies or becquerels.
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See: radiation absorbed dose
See also: dose
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