radiation physicist


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radiation physicist

 
a physicist who is responsible for certain technical aspects of radiology and radiation therapy, such as computer estimations, preparation of isodose curves, preparation of wedge and compensating filters, and calibration of teletherapy equipment, and who supervises quality assurance and control and radiation safety procedures.
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