radiosensitive

adjective
ra·​dio·​sen·​si·​tive | \ ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈsen(t)-sə-tiv How to pronounce radiosensitive (audio) , -ˈsen(t)-stiv \

Definition of radiosensitive

: sensitive to the effects of radiant energy radiosensitive cancer cells

Other Words from radiosensitive

radiosensitivity \ ˌrā-​dē-​ō-​ˌsen(t)-​sə-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce radiosensitive (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of radiosensitive

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Radiosensitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiosensitive. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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radiosensitive

adjective
ra·​dio·​sen·​si·​tive | \ ˌrād-ē-ō-ˈsen(t)-sət-iv, -ˈsen(t)-stiv How to pronounce radiosensitive (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiosensitive

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

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