Medical Definition of Critical organ

1. The organ or physiologic system that for a given source of radiation would first reach its legally defined maximum permissible radiation exposure as the dose of radiopharmaceutical is increased; e.g., the kidney is the critical organ when 197Hg-chlormerodrin is given. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Critical Organ

critical dissolved oxygen concentration
critical flicker fusion frequency
critical function
critical functions
critical gradient
critical habitat
critical illness
critical illness polyneuropathy
critical incident stress management
critical load
critical loads
critical micelle concentration
critical opalescence
critical organ (current term)
critical pH
critical path
critical paths
critical pathway
critical period
critical point
critical point drying
critical pressure
critical rate
critical rationalism
critical review
critical section
critical temperature
critical theory

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