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ra·di·o·sen·si·tive

(rā'dē-ō-sen'si-tiv),
Readily affected by radiation. Compare: radioresistant.

radiosensitive

(rā′dē-ō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv)
adj.
Sensitive to the action of radiation. Used especially of living structures.

ra′di·o·sen′si·tiv′i·ty n.

radiosensitive

[-sen′sitiv]
Etymology: L, radiare + sentire, to feel
capable of being changed by or reacting to radioactive emissions such as x-rays, alpha particles, or gamma rays. Compare radioresistant. See also radioactivity.

radiosensitive

adjective Responsive to radiation, X-rays and other forms of radiant energy; capable of being destroyed by radiation.

ra·di·o·sen·si·tive

(rā'dē-ō-sen'si-tiv)
Readily affected by radiation.
Compare: radioresistant
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