relative biological effectiveness

noun
rel·​a·​tive biological effectiveness | \ ˈrel-ət-iv- How to pronounce relative biological effectiveness (audio) \

Medical Definition of relative biological effectiveness

: the relative capacity of a particular ionizing radiation to produce a response in a biological system abbreviation RBE

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“Relative biological effectiveness.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/relative%20biological%20effectiveness. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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