permissible dose


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permissible dose

[pər′mis·ə·bəl ′dōs]
(nucleonics)
The amount of radiation that may be safely received by an individual within a specified period. Formerly known as tolerance dose.
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He added, 'I have the utmost confidence that Chris followed the medical guidance in managing his asthma symptoms, staying within the permissible dose for salbutamol.
Froome insists he took "the greatest care" not to exceed the permissible dose of Salbumatol.
As always, I took the greatest care to ensure I did not use more than the permissible dose.
Sky said Froome had to take an increased dosage of salbutamol without exceeding the permissible dose after he "experienced acute asthma symptoms" during the final week of the Vuelta.
The challenge of remediation, then, is to measure and manage the conditions of carcinogenic encounter--titrating environmental contamination with human activity to achieve the appropriate balance of permissible dose.
Key words: fish growth, grass carp, heavy metal toxicity, permissible dose, sub lethal dose, non-essential heavy metals, Cd and Pb.
This also is important evidence that there is no such thing as a "minimum permissible dose of radiation," says Dr.
Based on these considerations, the maximum yearly permissible dose for workers has decreased every decade from 500 mSv (50 Roentgen Equivalent Man) in 1931 to 50 mSv in 1958 (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements [NCRP]).