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Medical Term:

radioreceptor

Pronunciation: ra'de-o-re-sep'tor

Definition:

  1. A receptor that normally responds to radiant energy such as light or heat.
  2. A receptor used as a binding agent for unlabeled and radiolabeled analyte in a type of competitive binding assay called radioreceptor assay.
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