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Medical Term:

radiosensitizer

Pronunciation: ra'de-o-sen'si-tiz'er

Definition: A chemical substance that increases the radiosensitivity of tissues; restoring normal tissue oxygen tension to an anoxic region is also an effective radiosensitizer.

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