Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

radiobiology

play
noun ra·dio·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌrā-dē-ō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of radiobiology

  1. :  a branch of biology dealing with the effects of radiation or radioactive materials on biological systems

radiobiological play \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also radiobiologic play \-jik\ adjective
radiobiologically play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
radiobiologist play \-bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun


1919

First Known Use of radiobiology

1919


Medical Dictionary

radiobiology

play
noun ra·dio·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌrād-ē-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of radiobiology

plural radiobiologies

  1. :  a branch of biology dealing with the effects of radiation or radioactive materials on biological systems

radiobiological \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also radiobiologic \-ik\play adjective
radiobiologically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



Learn More about radiobiology


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up radiobiology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

immature or lacking adult sophistication

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin angry oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ