radiation sickness

noun

Definition of radiation sickness

: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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First Known Use of radiation sickness

1924


RADIATION SICKNESS Defined for English Language Learners

radiation sickness

noun

Definition of radiation sickness for English Language Learners

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


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radiation sickness

noun

medical Definition of radiation sickness

: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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