- (of certain tissues or organisms) sensitive to or destructible by various types of radiant energy, as x-rays, rays from radioactive material, or the like.
Origin of radiosensitive
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- affected by or sensitive to radiation
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- Sensitive to the action of radiation. Used especially of living structures.
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