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dosimeter

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noun do·sim·e·ter \dō-ˈsi-mə-tər\

Definition of dosimeter

  1. :  a device for measuring doses of radiations (as X-rays)

dosimetric

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dosimetry

play \dō-ˈsi-mə-trē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of dosimeter

Late Latin dosis + International Scientific Vocabulary -meter


First Known Use: 1906


Medical Dictionary

dosimeter

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noun do·sim·e·ter \dō-ˈsim-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of dosimeter

  1. :  an instrument for measuring and monitoring exposure to doses of radiation (as X-rays or gamma rays) <To estimate typical exposures, the researchers are now correlating specific job tasks with individual exposure levels, using data from hundreds of dosimeters worn by workers.—Carol Ezzell, Science News, 28 Sept. 1991>—see dosimetry



Variants of dosimeter

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dosemeter

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