dosimetrist

noun
do·​sim·​e·​trist | \ dō-ˈsi-mə-trist How to pronounce dosimetrist (audio) \

Definition of dosimetrist

: a medical professional who is certified to develop radiotherapy treatment plans and to calculate and deliver doses of radiation to cancer patients — see dosimetry

Examples of dosimetrist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Makelle Barski is a 29-year-old dosimetrist from Trenton. Makelle Barski, Detroit Free Press, "Season ticket holders mourn the loss of roaring Detroit Lions season," 13 Sep. 2020 Stanton recalls that it was shown to them by Dave Georgeson, BEA’s lead dosimetrist, and Laurie Kornacki, an internal dosimetry manager, on Dec. 14, 2011, five weeks after the accident. Patrick Malone And Peter Cary, idahostatesman, "Unheeded warnings, repeated mistakes put lives at risk at Idaho nuclear lab," 10 Aug. 2017

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Dosimetrist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dosimetrist. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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dosimetrist

noun
do·​sim·​e·​trist | \ dō-ˈsim-ə-trist How to pronounce dosimetrist (audio) \

Medical Definition of dosimetrist

: a medical professional who is certified to develop radiotherapy treatment plans and to calculate and deliver doses of radiation to cancer patients — see dosimetry

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