radiosensitivity

Type: Term Pronunciation: rā′dē-ō-sen′si-tiv′i-tē Definitions: 1. The condition of being readily affected by radiant energy.
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Radiosensitivity

A term used to describe how sensitive cancer cells are to radiation.
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radiosensitivity

The condition of being readily affected by radiant energy. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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radiosensitivity

(ra″de-o-sen″sĭ-tiv´ĭ-te) sensitivity of the skin, tumor tissue, or other tissue to radiant energy, such as x-ray or other radiations. adj., radiosen´sitive., adj.
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radiosensitivity

(from the article `radiation`) In general, dividing cells (such as cancer cells) are more radiosensitive than nondividing cells. As noted above, a dose of 1–2 Sv is sufficient to ...
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radiosensitivity

the property of a biological system to respond to ionizing radiation
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Radiosensitivity

Radiosensitivity is the relative susceptibility of cells, tissues, organs or organisms to the harmful effect of ionizing radiation. ==Cells types affected== Cells are least sensitive when in the S phase, then the G1 phase, then the G2 phase, and most sensitive in the M phase of the cell cycle. This is described by the `law of Bergonié and Tribon....
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