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a branch of dosimetry concerned with the methods used to measure and calculate doses of X and gamma rays. Roentgenometers, which are usually graduated in roentgens, are used for measuring doses. Roentgenometry also studies the effects of X-radiation and gamma radiation on living organisms.
REFERENCESPoroikov, I. V. Rentgenometriia. Moscow-Leningrad, 1950.
Aglintsev, K. K. Osnovy dozimetrii ioniziruiushchikh izluchenii. Leningrad, 1954.