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acronym for roentgen equivalent physical, a unit of radiation equivalent to the absorption of 93 ergs per gram of water or soft tissue.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A unit of absorbed radiation dose, equal to the amount of ionizing radiation that will transfer 93 ergs of energy to 1 gram of water or living tissue.
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rep(rĕp) [L., repetatur]
Let it be repeated.
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