radiobiology

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

Definition of radiobiology 

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

Other Words from radiobiology

radiobiological \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ or less commonly radiobiologic \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-jik \ adjective
radiobiologically \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
radiobiologist \ˌrā-dē-ō-bī-ˈä-lə-jist \ noun

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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radiobiology

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

Medical Definition of radiobiology 

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

Other Words from radiobiology

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

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