quantum

quantum, pl. quanta (kwahn´tum, -ta)

1. A unit of radiant energy (epsi) varying according to the frequency (nu) of the radiation. 2. A certain definite amount. [L. how much]
q. rectum See Q.R. [L. however much is correct]
q. satis See q.s. [L. however much is enough]
q. sink in radiological imaging, the stage at which statistical information reaches its lowest level because of a low photon flux.
q. sufficiat See q.s. [L. however much is enough]
q. vis See q.v.. [L. however much you wish]

 

Browse Medical References:

[A] [B] [C] [D] [E] [F] [G] [H] [I] [J] [K] [L] [M]
[N] [O] [P] [Q] [R] [S] [T] [U] [V] [W] [X] [Y] [Z]