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DOE-STD-1121-2008

October 17, 2008

Internal Dosimetry

Internal dosimetry is “...the scientific methodology used to measure, calculate, estimate, assay, predict, and otherwise quantify the radiative energy absorbed by the ionization and excitation of atoms in human tissues as a result of the emission of energetic radiation by internally deposited radionuclides” (Raabe 1994).