exposure dose


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exposure dose

[ik′spō·zhər ‚dōs]
(medicine)
A measure of the radiation in a certain place based upon its ability to produce ionization in air.
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Associations were similar when based on studies of perinatal versus prenatal exposure (p-value for subgroup differences = 0:8) and for exposure doses below and above 50 [micro]g/kg/d (p-value for subgroup differences = 0.
This figure shows the average exposure dose in a graphical form in which the individual zone doses are ordered, averaged, and plotted against the fraction of total area.
The aim of the work is to evaluate the exposure dose rate of reference biota of the Ignalina NPP cooling basis--Lake Druksiai (within the range of ERICA computer code valid in the European Union) by applying probabilistic methods based on experimental data accumulated during 1989-2003 and taking into account ecotoxicologic investigation of Lake Druksiai water and bottom sediments.
The potential dermal exposure dose was then extrapolated from the 8 h TWA paraquat deposition on each three passive samplers in 'ng paraquat per cm2' to 'mg paraquat per kg per day'.
11) From these data and theoretical considerations, maximum permissible exposure doses or limits are established and adopted by ANSI Z136.
1-3) These kVp values ensure adequate penetration of the anatomical part and low exposure dose to the patient.
The committee concluded that a child's maximum daily oral exposure dose was much lower that a proven no-observed-adverse-effect-level (NOAEL), offering a "wide margin of safety.
However, because 25 of the patients with R-type ACSSuTNx were part of an outbreak, they may have had an average higher exposure dose, which may have contributed to some deaths (3).
On these occasions, a clinician must estimate the exposure dose and duration.
A HQ is calculated based on a model relating exposure dose (ED) to accepted media toxicity reference values (TRVs) for selected species representing end-point receptor niches, typically earthworms, shrews, and robins.
Environmental Protection Agency set a safe exposure dose for chromium at 350 times this amount.