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  • abbr. gray

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  • n. The symbol for gray, a unit of absorbed dose.

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  • n. the SI unit of energy absorbed from ionizing radiation; equal to the absorption of one joule of radiation energy by one kilogram of matter; one gray equals 100 rad


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