Encyclopedia of Radiation Oncology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Luther W. Brady, Theodore E. Yaeger

Absorbed Dose

  • Charlie MaEmail author
  • Lu Wang
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85516-3_713

Definition

The energy imparted by ionizing radiation per unit mass of medium.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyFox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphiaUSA