What does KERMA mean in Medical Physics?

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Kinetic Energy Released per unit MAss

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What does KERMA mean?

the sum of the initial kinetic energies of all the charged particles liberated by uncharged ionizing radiation (neutrons and photons) in a sample of matter, divided by the mass of the sample.

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