absorbed dose


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absorbed dose

[əb′sȯrbd ′dōs]
(medicine)
The part of an administered medication which is not excreted by the recipient's body.
(nucleonics)
The amount of energy imparted by ionizing particles to a unit mass of irradiated material at a place of interest. Also known as dosage; dose.
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NDW is the absorbed dose to water calibration coefficient factor for an ionisation chamber defined as "the quotient of the absorbed dose to water rate delivered to the chamber and the ionisation current created by radiation in the ionisation chamber" and determined for a given ion chamber by the following formula: ND.
The soap and detergent wastewater was treated by gamma radiation for the absorbed doses of 5, 10 and 15 kGy in presence of 1.
The CT number rises with the increase in absorbed dose.
In contrast, when variation from low to high absorbed dose and reaction temperature took place, a decrease of GY was observed.
The calculated values of absorbed dose rate, radium equivalent activity, the external hazard index and annual effective dose equivalent have been found approximately same for all the investigated surface and sub surface samples except for sample 86, which has slightly lower values for sub surface soil.
This study is performed to understand the role of different electron beam irradiation absorbed dose on PP/PB blend in solid state to prepare long chain branched structure.
Results of dosimetry are provided, and at narrow absorbed dose ranges of 29.
Equivalent dose is equal to the absorbed dose multiplied by a factor
The farther away that people are from a radiation source, the less the absorbed dose.
Rad - radiation absorbed dose - is the amount of radiation that bombards a body
Radiation dose is expressed as the absorbed dose in gray (Gy).
When measuring the amount of radiation that a person is exposed to or the amount of energy absorbed by the body's tissues, two units are used: the conventional Roentgen (or radiated) absorbed dose (rad) and the SI gray (Gy).