a unit of effective radiation dose equal to a millionth of a rem or 10 nanosieverts. Doses in this range are much smaller than those provided by natural sources of radioactivity in the environment.

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • microrem —  n.m. Un millionième de rem …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • µrem —    see microrem …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • nanosievert — (nSv)    a unit of radiation dose equal to 10 9 sievert or 0.1 microrem …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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