radiation chimera

ra·di·a·tion chi·me·ra

a patient who has been subjected to whole body irradiation to lower immune response to foreign donor cells and therefore has the immunologic characteristics of both host and donor after a bone marrow graft from the antigenically different donor.
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Silverstone used radiation chimeras to examine the contribution of specific cells to the estrogen or dioxin response.