radiosensitive

adjective ra·dio·sen·si·tive \ ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈsen(t)-sə-tiv , -ˈsen(t)-stiv \

Definition of radiosensitive

: sensitive to the effects of radiant energy
  • radiosensitive cancer cells

radiosensitivity

play \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

First Known Use of radiosensitive

1920

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radiosensitive

adjective ra·dio·sen·si·tive \ ˌrād-ē-ō-ˈsen(t)-sət-iv, -ˈsen(t)-stiv \

medical Definition of radiosensitive

: sensitive to the effects of radiant energy
  • radiosensitive cancer cells
— compare radioresistant

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