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radiosensitive

adjective ra·dio·sen·si·tive \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈsen(t)-sə-tiv, -ˈsen(t)-stiv\

Definition of RADIOSENSITIVE

:  sensitive to the effects of radiant energy <radiosensitive cancer cells>
ra·dio·sen·si·tiv·i·ty \-ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

First Known Use of RADIOSENSITIVE

1920

radiosensitive

adjective ra·dio·sen·si·tive \ˌrād-ē-ō-ˈsen(t)-sət-iv, -ˈsen(t)-stiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RADIOSENSITIVE

:  sensitive to the effects of radiant energy <radiosensitive cancer cells>—compare radioresistant

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