penetrameter

noun
pen·​e·​tram·​e·​ter | \ ˌpen-ə-ˈtram-ət-ər How to pronounce penetrameter (audio) \

Medical Definition of penetrameter

: 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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“Penetrameter.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/penetrameter. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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