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Absorbed Dose
Ionactive Glossary - Absorbed Dose
The quantity of energy imparted to unit mass of matter (such as tissue) by Ionising Radiation . Unit Gray (Gy). {1Gy = 1 joule per kilogram}. In the older (non SI) units it can be shown that 1Gy = 100 RADS.