rem

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noun \ˈrem\

Definition of rem

  1. :  the dosage of an ionizing radiation that will cause the same biological effect as one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray exposure

Origin and Etymology of rem

roentgen equivalent man


First Known Use: 1947


REM

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noun \ˈrem, ˌär-ˌē-ˈem\

Definition of REM

1957

First Known Use of rem

1957


Medical Dictionary

rem

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noun \ˈrem\

Medical Definition of rem

  1. :  the dosage of an ionizing radiation that will cause the same biological effect as one roentgen of X-ray or gamma-ray dosage—compare rep


REM

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noun \ˈrem\

Medical Definition of REM


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