roentgen equivalent man

noun

the dose of ionizing radiation that produces the same effect in man as one roentgen of x- or gamma-radiationAbbreviation: REM, rem

Nearby words

  1. roebling, john augustus,
  2. roebuck,
  3. roeg,
  4. roemer,
  5. roentgen,
  6. roentgen ray,
  7. roentgenism,
  8. roentgenium,
  9. roentgenize,
  10. roentgeno-

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