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radiobiology

[ rey-dee-oh-bahy-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun
the branch of biology dealing with the effects of radiation on living matter.
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Origin of radiobiology

First recorded in 1915–20; radio- + biology

OTHER WORDS FROM radiobiology

ra·di·o·bi·o·log·i·cal [rey-dee-oh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌreɪ di oʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, ra·di·o·bi·o·log·ic, adjectivera·di·o·bi·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for radiobiology

radiobiology
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun
the branch of biology concerned with the effects of radiation on living organisms and the study of biological processes using radioactive substances as tracers

Derived forms of radiobiology

radiobiological (ˌreɪdɪəʊˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveradiobiologically, adverbradiobiologist, noun
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