absorbed dose


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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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Medical 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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