maximum permissible concentration

noun
maximum per·​mis·​si·​ble concentration | \ -pər-ˈmis-ə-bəl- How to pronounce maximum permissible concentration (audio) \

Medical Definition of maximum permissible concentration

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maximum%20permissible%20concentration. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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