radiobiology

noun
ra·​dio·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌrā-dē-ō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce radiobiology (audio) \

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

First Known Use of radiobiology

1919, in the meaning defined above

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“Radiobiology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiobiology. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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radiobiology

noun
ra·​dio·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌrād-ē-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce radiobiology (audio) \
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 How to pronounce radiobiological (audio) \ also radiobiologic \ -​ik How to pronounce radiobiologic (audio) \ adjective
radiobiologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce radiobiologically (audio) \ adverb

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