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The branch of medical physics concerned with the protection of medical, scientific, and industrial workers from the hazards of ionizing radiation and other dangers associated with atomic physics. Establishing the maximum permissible dose of radiation, the disposal of radioactive waste, and the shielding of dangerous equipment are the principal activities in this field.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


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