What does TLD mean in Medical Physics?

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ThermoLuminescent Dosimetry

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Thermoluminescent Dosimetry
The use of a device composed of thermoluminescent material for measuring exposure to IONIZING RADIATION. The thermoluminescent material emits light when heated. The amount of light emitted is proportional to the amount of ionizing radiation to which the material has been exposed.

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