Absorbed dose

(def 4a).
the amount of energy transferred by nuclear or ionizing radiation to a unit m-ss of absorbing material

absorbed dose n.
the quant-ty of radiation energy, expressed in rads, that is administered or absorbed per unit m-ss of target.

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