milligram hour

milligram-hour

[mil-i-gram-ouuhr, -ou-er]
noun Radiotherapy.
a unit of measure for a dose of radium expressed as the amount of radiation received by exposure to one milligram of radium for one hour.
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milligram hour n.
A unit of exposure in radium therapy equal to the application of 1 milligram of radium during 1 hour. Also called milligramage.

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