Chemosensitive



adjective

responsive to chemotherapy
Examples

The doctor said it was a chemosensitive cancer.
Word Origin

1998

chemosensitive che·mo·sen·si·tive (kē’mō-sěn’sĭ-tĭv, kěm’ō-)
adj.
Capable of perceiving changes in the chemical composition of the environment.

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