milliroentgen

noun
mil·li·roent·gen | \ˌmi-lə-ˈrent-gən, -ˈrənt-, -jən, -shən\

Definition of milliroentgen 

: one thousandth of a roentgen

First Known Use of milliroentgen

1947, in the meaning defined above

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milliroentgen

noun
mil·li·roent·gen | \ˌmil-ə-ˈrent-gən, -ˈrənt-, -jən; -ˈren-chən, -ˈrən- \

Medical Definition of milliroentgen 

: one thousandth of a roentgen abbreviation mR

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