absorbed dose


noun Physics.


Nearby words

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  2. absorbable gelatin film,
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  7. absorbency,
  8. absorbent,
  9. absorbent cotton,
  10. absorbent vessel

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British Dictionary definitions for absorbed dose

absorbed dose

noun

the amount of energy transferred by nuclear or ionizing radiation to a unit mass of absorbing material
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Medicine definitions for absorbed dose

absorbed dose

[əb-zôrbd]

n.

The quantity of radiation energy, expressed in rads, that is administered or absorbed per unit mass of target.

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