radiotoxic

[rey-dee-oh-tok-sik]

adjective Pathology.

causing radiation sickness.

Nearby words

  1. radiotherapy,
  2. radiothermy,
  3. radiothon,
  4. radiothorium,
  5. radiotoxemia,
  6. radiotracer,
  7. radiotransparent,
  8. radiotropic,
  9. radiovision,
  10. radisectomy

Origin of radiotoxic

First recorded in 1945–50; radio- + toxic

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British Dictionary definitions for radiotoxic

radiotoxic

adjective

of or denoting the toxic effects of radiation or radioactive substances
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Medicine definitions for radiotoxic

radiotoxic

[rā′dē-ō-tŏksĭk]

adj.

Of or being a radioactive substance that is toxic to living cells or tissues.
Related formsra′di•o•tox•ici•ty (-tŏk-sĭsĭ-tē) n.


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Science definitions for radiotoxic

radiotoxic

[rā′dē-ō-tŏksĭk]

Relating to or being a radioactive substance that is toxic to living cells or tissues.
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