[ rey-dee-oh-sen-si-tiv ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈsɛn sɪ tɪv /
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(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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM radiosensitivera·di·o·sen·si·tiv·i·ty, ra·di·o·sen·si·bil·i·ty [rey-dee-oh-sen-suh-bil-i-tee], /ˌreɪ di oʊˌsɛn səˈbɪl ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for radiosensitive
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv) /
affected by or sensitive to radiation
Derived forms of radiosensitiveradiosensitively, adverbradiosensitivity, noun
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Medical definitions for radiosensitive
[ rā′dē-ō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv ]
Sensitive to the action of radiation. Used especially of living structures.
Other words from radiosensitivera′di•o•sen′si•tiv′i•ty n.
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