radiosensitizer

[ rey-dee-oh-sen-si-tahy-zer ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪ zər /

noun

a substance, as a drug, that enhances the sensitivity of tissues or cells to radiation therapy.

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Origin of radiosensitizer

1950–55; radio- + sensitizer
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