Medical Dictionary

anti–radiation

play
adjective an·ti–ra·di·a·tion \-ˌrād-ē-ˈā-shən\
variants: also

antiradiation

Medical Definition of anti–radiation

  1. :  counteracting the harmful effects of radiation on the body The only anti-radiation drug now being stockpiled is potassium iodide, which helps protect against the long-term risk of thyroid cancer.—Penni Crabtree, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Apr. 2003


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anti–radiation? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!