adj. [L. radius, ray; sentire, to feel]Sensitive to radiation effects.
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radiosensitive — [rā΄dē ō sen′sə tiv] adj. sensitive to, or susceptible to destruction by, X rays or other forms of radiant energy radiosensitivity n … English World dictionary
Radiosensitive — Sensitive to X rays and other forms of radiant energy. For example, a tumor may be radiosensitive, and therefore potentially treatable with radiation therapy. The opposite is radioinsensitive. * * * Readily affected by radiation.… … Medical dictionary
radiosensitive — adjective sensitive to radiation radiosensitive cancer cells can be treated with radiotherapy • Similar to: ↑sensitive • Derivationally related forms: ↑radiosensitivity * * * radiosensitivity, radiosensibility /ray dee oh sen seuh bil i tee/, n.… … Useful english dictionary
radiosensitive — adjective Date: 1920 sensitive to the effects of radiant energy < radiosensitive cancer cells > • radiosensitivity noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
radiosensitive — radiosensitivity, radiosensibility /ray dee oh sen seuh bil i tee/, n. /ray dee oh sen si tiv/, adj. Pathol. (of certain tissues or organisms) sensitive to or destructible by various types of radiant energy, as x rays, rays from radioactive… … Universalium
radiosensitive — adjective Having a certain amount of radiosensitivity … Wiktionary
radiosensitive — reÉªdÉªÉ™ÊŠ sensÉ™tÉªv adj. sensitive to radiation, affected by radiant energy … English contemporary dictionary
radiosensitive — ra·dio·sensitive … English syllables
radiosensitive — adj. describing certain forms of cancer cell that are particularly susceptible to radiation and are likely to be dealt with successfully by radiotherapy … The new mediacal dictionary
radiosensitive — ra•di•o•sen•si•tive [[t]ˌreɪ di oʊˈsɛn sɪ tɪv[/t]] adj. pat (of certain tissues or organisms) sensitive to or destructible by various types of radiant energy, as x rays • Etymology: 1915–20 ra di•o•sen si•tiv′i•ty, n … From formal English to slang