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

First Known Use of radiobiology

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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