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Absorbed dose Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
(*) The amount of energy imparted by nuclear (or ionizing) radiation to unit mass of absorbing material. The unit is the rad.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Absorbed dose Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
NRC Nuclear Energy Glossary
The amount of energy deposited in any substance by ionizing radiation per unit mass of the substance. It is expressed numerically in rads or grays.
A service to the public by The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Absorbed dose Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Absorbed dose is a physical dose quantity D representing the mean energy imparted to matter per unit mass by ionizing radiation. In the SI system of units, the unit of measure is joules per kilogram, and its special name is gray (Gy). The non-SI CGS unit rad is sometimes also used, predominantly in the USA.

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Absorbed dose Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
In exposure assessment, the amount of a substance that penetrates an exposed organism's absorption barriers (e.g. skin, lung tissue, gastrointestinal tract) through physical or biological processes. The term is synonymous with internal dose.
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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
 The amount of a chemical that enters the body of an exposed organism.
Absorbed dose Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
CDC Radiological Terms
the amount of energy deposited by ionizing radiation in a unit mass of tissue. It is expressed in units of joule per kilogram (J/kg), and called “gray” (Gy). For more information, see “Primer on Radiation Measurement” at the end of this document.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ( About )