maximum permissible concentration


maximum per·​mis·​si·​ble concentration -pər-ˈmis-ə-bəl- How to pronounce maximum permissible concentration (audio)
: 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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“Maximum permissible concentration.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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