RADIO-SENSITIVE

radiosensitive

[rey-dee-oh-sen-si-tiv]
adjective Pathology.
(of certain tissues or organisms) sensitive to or destructible by various types of radiant energy, as x-rays, rays from radioactive material, or the like.

Origin:
1915–20; radio- + sensitive

radiosensitivity, radiosensibility [rey-dee-oh-sen-suh-bil-i-tee] , noun
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radiosensitive (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv)
 
adj
affected by or sensitive to radiation
 
radio'sensitively
 
adv
 
radiosensi'tivity
 
n

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radiosensitive ra·di·o·sen·si·tive (rā'dē-ō-sěn'sĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Sensitive to the action of radiation. Used especially of living structures.


ra'di·o·sen'si·tiv'i·ty n.
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