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dosimetry

[doh-sim-i-tree] /doʊˈsɪm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the process or method of measuring the dosage of ionizing radiation.
2.
the measurement of the doses of medicines.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Greek dósi(s) dose + -metry
Related forms
dosimetric
[doh-suh-me-trik] /ˌdoʊ səˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
dosimetrician
[doh-suh-mi-trish-uh n] /ˌdoʊ sə mɪˈtrɪʃ ən/ (Show IPA),
dosimetrist, noun
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Examples for dosimetry
  • X-ray dosimetry badges should be issued and monitored for them.
  • Expertise in radiation epidemiology and dosimetry is limited, and experts in radiation sciences are increasingly retiring.
dosimetry in Medicine

dosimetry do·sim·e·try (dō-sĭm'ĭ-trē)
n.
The accurate measurement of doses, especially of radiation.

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