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anti–radiation

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adjective an·ti–ra·di·a·tion \-ˌrād-ē-ˈā-shən\
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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


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