radiation sickness

noun

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

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


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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