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do·sim·e·try

 (dō-sĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The accurate measurement of doses, especially of radiation.


do·si·met′ric (-sə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

do•sim•e•try

(doʊˈsɪm ɪ tri)

n.
the process or method of measuring the dosage of ionizing radiation.
[1940–45; < Greek dósi(s) dose + -metry]
do`si•met′ric (-səˈmɛ trɪk) adj.

dosimetry

The measurement of radiation doses. It applies to both the devices used (dosimeters) and to the techniques.

dosimetry

dosiology. See also measurement; radiation. — dosimetrist, n. — dosimetric, dosimetrical, adj.
See also: Drugs
the measurement by a dosimeter of the dosage of radiation a per-son has received. See also drugs. — dosimetrist, n. — dosimetric, dosimetrical, adj.
See also: Measurement
the measurement by a dosimeter of the dosage of radiation a person might have received. See also drugs. — dosimetrist, n.dosimetric, dosimetrical adj.
See also: Radiation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dosimetry - measuring the dose of radiation emitted by a radioactive source
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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do·sim·e·try

n. dosimetría, determinación precisa y sistemática de las dosis de radiación.
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