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Medical Term:

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Pronunciation: nu'kle-er reg'yu-la-tor'e ko-mish'un

Definition: The U.S. federal commission supervising the use of radioactive by-product material for commercial and medical purposes; successor to the Atomic Energy Commission along with the U.S. Department of Energy.

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