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radiotoxic

[ rey-dee-oh-tok-sik ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈtɒk sɪk /
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adjective Pathology.
causing radiation sickness.
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Origin of radiotoxic

First recorded in 1945–50; radio- + toxic
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British Dictionary definitions for radiotoxic

radiotoxic
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɒksɪk) /

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

radiotoxic
[ rā′dē-ō-tŏksĭk ]

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

Other words from radiotoxic

ra′di•o•tox•ici•ty (-tŏk-sĭsĭ-tē) n.
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Scientific 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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