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depth dose

[′depth ‚dōs]
(nucleonics)
The radiation dose delivered at a particular depth beneath the surface of a body; usually expressed as percent of surface dose or of air dose.
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Calculation of anylitical expressions for measured percentage depth dose data in megavoltage photon therapy.
Abbreviations [MATHEMATICAL Profile percentage values ith, voxel EXPRESSION NOT dose profile obtained by MCNPX REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [MATHEMATICAL Percentage depth dose values ith, voxel EXPRESSION NOT dose at a depth obtained by MCNPX REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [MATHEMATICAL Interpolated value of the dose profile EXPRESSION NOT rate between VPPD and VPPD.