mean organ absorbed dose


energy absorbed by an organ due to ionising radiation divided by its mass


  • NOTE It is normally represented by DT, and in accordance with the definition, it is calculated with the equation (35) in ECSS-E-HB-10-12 Section 10.2.2. The unit is the gray (Gy), being 1 Gy = 1 joule / kg.
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