Medical Dictionary

penetrameter

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noun pen·e·tram·e·ter \ˌpen-ə-ˈtram-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of penetrameter

  1. :  an instrument for measuring the penetrating power of radiation (as X-rays) by comparing transmission through different absorbers—called also penetrometer


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