Half-life, effective

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Term Half-life, effective
Description The time required for a radionuclide contained in a biological system to reduce its activity by half due to the combined result of radioactive decay and biological elimination.
Definition Half-life, effective

The time required for a radionuclide contained in a biological system to reduce its activity by half due to the combined result of radioactive decay and biological elimination.

References http://sra.org/resources_glossary_g-i.php
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