radioprotective

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adjective ra·dio·pro·tec·tive \-prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Definition of radioprotective

  1. :  serving to protect or aiding in protecting against the injurious effect of radiations radioprotective drugs

radioprotection

play \-ˈtek-shən\ noun

First Known Use of radioprotective

1955


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radioprotective

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adjective ra·dio·pro·tec·tive \-prə-ˈtek-tiv\

Medical Definition of radioprotective

  1. :  serving to protect or aiding in protecting against the injurious effect of radiations radioprotective drugs

radioprotection

\-ˈtek-shən\play noun

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