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maximum permissible concentration

noun maximum per·mis·si·ble concentration \-pər-ˈmis-ə-bəl-\

Medical Definition of maximum permissible concentration

  1. :  the maximum concentration of radioactive material in body tissue that is regarded as acceptable and not producing significant deleterious effects on the human organism—abbreviation MPC

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