Radioinsensitive

Not sensitive to X-rays and other forms of radiant energy. For example, a tumor may be radioinsensitive, and therefore cannot be successfully attacked using radiation therapy. The opposite of radiosensitive.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • 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

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