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A quantitative measure of x or gamma radiation at a determined seat, based on its capacity to manufacture ionisation in air. The former particular unit of exposure was the roentgen (R). 1R = 2.58 x 10-4 C/kg. In the international system (SI unit), the particular unit is coulomb for kilogram. (Exposure also is frequently used as a synonym for irradiation).
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