- 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.
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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