relative biological effectiveness

noun

rel·​a·​tive biological effectiveness ˈrel-ət-iv- How to pronounce relative biological effectiveness (audio)
: 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 3 Jun. 2023.

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