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Abatement The reduction in degree or intensity.
Absorbed Dose The energy imparted to a unit mass of matter by ionising radiation. The unit of absorbed dose is the rad. One rad equals 100 ergs per gram. The amount of a substance absorbed into the body, usually per unit of time. The most common unit of dose is mg per kg body weight per day (mg/kg-day). [S.L. Brown]
Absorption
Citation
L. M. Deshmukh: Industrial Safety Management: Hazard Identification and Risk Control. Glossary, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export