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radiation sickness

noun

Simple Definition of radiation sickness

  • medical : an illness that results from exposure to too much radiation

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of radiation sickness

  1. :  sickness that results from exposure to radiation and is commonly marked by fatigue, nausea, vomiting, loss of teeth and hair, and in more severe cases by damage to blood-forming tissue with decrease in red and white blood cells and with bleeding

1924

First Known Use of radiation sickness

1924


Medical Dictionary

radiation sickness

noun

Medical Definition of radiation sickness

  1. :  sickness that results from exposure to radiation and is commonly marked by fatigue, nausea, vomiting, loss of teeth and hair, and in more severe cases by damage to blood-forming tissue with decrease in red and white blood cells and with bleeding




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