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absorbed dose

noun Physics.

dose(def 4a).


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British Dictionary definitions for absorbed dose

absorbed dose


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 ]


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