Half Value Layer "HVL"
Thickness of a material to atenuate the x-ray intensity by 50%
* Law of Bergonie' and Tribondeau
radiosensitivity related to: younger, more undifferentiate cells, or tissue with high metabolic activity or proliferative rate.
*According to Law of Bergonie' and Tribondeau what are radio-sentitive tissues?
lymphoid tissue, marrow and gonads
*According to Law of Bergonie' and Tribondeau what are radio-resistant tissues?
Brain, spinal cord, muscle
A unit of exposure to inionizing radiation
Roentgen Equivalent in Man
Radiation Absorbed Dose
What is the most important means of radiological protection?