milliroentgen

noun

mil·​li·​roent·​gen ˌmi-lə-ˈrent-gən How to pronounce milliroentgen (audio)
-ˈrənt-,
-jən,
-shən
: one thousandth of a roentgen

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of milliroentgen was in 1947

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“Milliroentgen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milliroentgen. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

milliroentgen

noun
: one thousandth of a roentgen
abbreviation mR
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