chemosensitivity

noun
che·​mo·​sen·​si·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ -ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈtiv-ət-ē How to pronounce chemosensitivity (audio) \
plural chemosensitivities

Medical Definition of chemosensitivity

: susceptibility (as of a disease-causing bacterium or a cancer cell) to the action of a chemical agent (as a therapeutic drug)

Other Words from chemosensitivity

chemosensitive \ -​ˈsen(t)-​sət-​iv, -​ˈsen(t)-​stiv How to pronounce chemosensitive (audio) \ adjective

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“Chemosensitivity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemosensitivity. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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