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radiobiology

 [ra″de-o-bi-ol´ah-je]
the branch of science concerned with effects of light and of ultraviolet and ionizing radiations on living tissue or organisms. adj., adj radiobiolog´ical.
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ra·di·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(rā'dē-ō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of the biologic effects of ionizing radiation upon living tissue. Cf. radiopathology.
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radiobiology

(rā′dē-ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The study of the effects of radiation on living organisms.
2. The use of radioactive tracers to study biological processes.

ra′di·o·bi′o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
ra′di·o·bi·ol′o·gist n.
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ra·di·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(rā'dē-ō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the biologic effects of ionizing radiation on living tissue. Cf. radiopathology.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

radiobiology

The study of the effects of radiation, especially ionizing radiation, on living organisms.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ra·di·o·bi·ol·o·gy

(rā'dē-ō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the biologic effects of ionizing radiation on living tissue. Cf. radiopathology.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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