(of drugs) producing effects similar to those produced by X-rays
radiomimetic ra·di·o·mi·met·ic (rā’dē-ō-mĭ-mět’ĭk)
Affecting living tissue as does radiation.
radionecrosis ra·di·o·ne·cro·sis (rā’dē-ō-nə-krō’sĭs, -ně-) n. Necrosis due to excessive exposure to radiation.
radioneuritis ra·di·o·neu·ri·tis (rā’dē-ō-nu-rī’tĭs, -nyu-) n. Neuritis due to excessive exposure to radiation.
- Radioactive iodine
radioactive iodine n. Any of the radioisotopes of iodine, especially I131, I 125, or I123, used as tracers in biology and medicine.
noun 1. See under . [fawl-out] /ˈfɔlˌaʊt/ noun 1. the settling to the ground of airborne particles ejected into the atmosphere from the earth by explosions, eruptions, forest fires, etc., especially such settling from nuclear explosions (radioactive fallout) Compare . 2. the particles themselves. Compare . 3. an unexpected or incidental effect, outcome, or product: […]