maximal permissible dose


The largest dose of radiation to which members of a population may be exposed without experiencing harmful effects to the body.

Nearby words

  1. mycology,
  2. mycoparasite,
  3. mycophage,
  4. mycophagist,
  5. mycophagous,
  6. mycoplasma hominis,
  7. mycoplasma mycoides,
  8. mycoplasma pharyngis,
  9. mycoplasma pneumoniae,
  10. mycoplasmal pneumonia

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