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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.
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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.
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dosimetry

The measurement of radiation doses. It applies to both the devices used (dosimeters) and to the techniques.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

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
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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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