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- absorbable gelatin film,
- absorbable suture,
- absorbent cotton,
- absorbent vessel
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the amount of energy transferred by nuclear or ionizing radiation to a unit mass of absorbing material
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The quantity of radiation energy, expressed in rads, that is administered or absorbed per unit mass of target.
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