radioresistant

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ra·di·o·re·sis·tant

(rā'dē-ō-rē-zis'tănt),
Indicates cells or tissues that are less affected than average mammalian cells on exposure to radiation; when applied to neoplasms, indicates less susceptibility to damage from therapeutic radiation than the surrounding host tissues.

radioresistant

[-risis′tənt]
unchanged by or protected against damage by radioactive emissions such as x-rays, alpha particles, or gamma rays. Compare radiosensitive. See also radioactivity.

radioresistant

adjective Resistant to therapeutic radiation.

ra·di·o·re·sis·tant

(rā'dē-ō-rĕ-zis'tănt)
Indicates cells or tissues that are less affected than average mammalian cells on exposure to radiation; when applied to neoplasms, indicates less susceptibility to damage from therapeutic radiation than the surrounding host tissues.