NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NIS

Sodium-Iodide Symporter

NPP

Nuclear Power Plant

NRC

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission


OSTP

Office of Science and Technology Policy


PAG

Protective Action Guideline

PORV

Pilot Operated Relief Valve


RAIU

Radioactive Iodine Uptake

REF

Radiation Effectiveness Factor

REAC/TS

Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site

REP

Radiological Emergency Preparedness


SD

Standard Deviation

SI

Système International (International System)


TBG

Thyroid-Hormone Binding Globulin

T3

Thyroid Hormone Triiodothyronine

T4

Thyroid Hormone Thyroxine

TEDE

Total Effective Dose Equivalent

TNT

Trinitrotoluene

TSH

Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone

TRH

Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone


W-C Effect

Wolff-Chaikoff Effect

WHO

World Health Organization



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