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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the effects of radiation on living organisms.
  • noun The use of radioactive tracers to study biological processes.

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  • noun biology The study of the effects of ionizing radiation on living organisms
  • noun biochemistry The use of radioactive labels to study biological processes

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  • noun the branch of biology that studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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Examples

  • Professor McKenna's track record in research on 'radiobiology' - the study of how radiation affects cells - is second to none.

    Analysis

  • Professor McKenna's track record in research on 'radiobiology' - the study of how radiation affects cells - is second to none.

    Analysis

  • Core knowledge of the radiologist includes radiobiology, which is the study of the effects of ionizing radiation on living tissue.

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

  • A year later, she moved to the Institute of Medical Physics in Frankfurt am Main where she worked as a research assistant. 98 For more than a year, she instructed doctors in radiobiology while she conceived and elaborated a theory on the effect of x-rays on biological objects.

    Trafficking Materials and Gendered Experimental Practices: Radium Research in Early 20th Century Vienna

  • A research proposal on the effects of radiation in primates is just one of twelve studies that NASA has chosen to fund through its Human Research Program grants for space radiobiology research.

    NASA to Fund Primate Radiation Research | Universe Today

  • Then Boris S. Berlin, a cheerful, optimistic guy, our expert in radiobiology, took a walk in a wooded area near his apartment, and somehow decided to take his own life, or so the police said.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Then Boris S. Berlin, a cheerful, optimistic guy, our expert in radiobiology, took a walk in a wooded area near his apartment, and somehow decided to take his own life, or so the police said.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • But due to the restriction in physics research imposed by the military government I turned for a few years my interest to radiobiology and cancer therapy by electrons in collaboration with my colleague G. Schubert from the medical faculty.

    Wolfgang Paul - Autobiography

  • Captain Virgil Aspaugh has a doctorate in radiobiology from MIT and is in charge of our nuclear-weapons safety program.

    Pressure Point

  • Captain Virgil Aspaugh has a doctorate in radiobiology from MIT and is in charge of our nuclear-weapons safety program.

    Pressure Point

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