chemosensitivity

noun

che·​mo·​sen·​si·​tiv·​i·​ty -ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈtiv-ət-ē How to pronounce chemosensitivity (audio)
plural chemosensitivities
: susceptibility (as of a disease-causing bacterium or a cancer cell) to the action of a chemical agent (as a therapeutic drug)
chemosensitive adjective

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“Chemosensitivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemosensitivity. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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