Tenth-value layer

tenth-value layer

(Science: radiobiology) thickness of a specified substance which, when introduced into the path of a given beam of radiation, reduces the absorbed dose index or dose-equivalent index to one-tenth.

The magnitude of the tenth-value layer may be different for absorbed dose index and dose equivalent index.

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