radiosensitizer

noun
ra·​dio·​sen·​si·​tiz·​er
variants: also British radiosensitiser \ -​ˈsen(t)-​sə-​ˌtī-​zər How to pronounce radiosensitizer (audio) \

Medical Definition of radiosensitizer

: a substance or condition capable of increasing the radiosensitivity of a cell or tissue

Other Words from radiosensitizer

radiosensitization also British radiosensitisation \ -​ˌsen(t)-​sət-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce radiosensitizer (audio) \ noun
radiosensitizing also British radiosensitising \ -​ˈsen(t)-​sə-​ˌtī-​ziŋ How to pronounce radiosensitizer (audio) \ adjective

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“Radiosensitizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radiosensitizer. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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