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

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

First Known Use of radiosensitive

1920, in the meaning defined above

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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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