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 material, or the like.
[1915-20; RADIO- + SENSITIVE]

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