[rey-dee-oh-lair-ee-uh n] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈlɛər i ən/
any minute, marine protozoan of the class Radiolaria, or, in some classification schemes, the superclass Actinopoda, having an amebalike body with radiating, filamentous pseudopodia and a usually elaborate outer skeleton.
any of various marine protozoans constituting the order Radiolaria, typically having a siliceous shell and stiff radiating cytoplasmic projections: phylum Actinopoda (actinopods)
1862, from Radiolaria, Modern Latin classification name, from Latin radiolus, diminutive of radius (q.v.).
Any of various marine protozoans of the group Radiolaria, having rigid skeletons usually made of silica. The skeletons are usually spherically symmetrical and structurally complex, containing elaborate patterns of perforations (through which pseudopods extend) and often spicules. Skeletal remains of radiolarians sink to form ooze on the ocean floor, and prehistoric radiolarian ooze has fossilized to become chert and flint.
radiolesion ra·di·o·le·sion (rā’dē-ō-lē’zhən) n. A lesion produced by ionizing radiation.
noun radiolocation Examples They used radiolocating to detect buried cables, water mains, and other public utilities. Word Origin 1941
radioligand ra·di·o·li·gand (rā’dē-ō-lī’gənd, -lĭg’ənd) n. A molecule with a radionuclide tracer attached, usually used for radioimmunoassay procedures.
[rey-dee-oh-loh-key-shuh n] /ˌreɪ di oʊ loʊˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the method or process of determining the position and velocity of an object by radar. /ˌreɪdɪəʊləˈkeɪʃən/ noun 1. a former name for radar noun See radiolocating