Roentgen equivalent man

the dose of ionizing radiation that produces the same effect in man as one roentgen of x- or gamma-radiation REM, rem


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    roentgenism roent·ge·nism (rěnt’gə-nĭz’əm, -jə-, rŭnt’-) n. The use of x-rays in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. A damaging effect of x-rays on tissues.

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    noun, Chemistry, Physics. 1. a superheavy, synthetic radioactive element with a very short half-life. Symbol: Rg; atomic number: 111.

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