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Committed dose equivalent (CDE)

As defined in Title 10, Section 20.1003, of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR 20.1003), the CDE (HT,50) is the dose to some specific organ or tissue of reference (T) that will be received from an intake of radioactive material by an individual during the 50-year period following the intake.

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