milliampere-second

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milliampere-second

[¦mil·ē′am‚pir ′sek·ənd]
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A unit of radiation dose resulting from exposure to x-rays, equal to the dose produced by an electron beam, carrying a current of 1 milliampere, bombarding the target of an x-ray tube for 1 second. Abbreviated mA · s.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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