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[mass noun] The branch of biology concerned with the effects of ionizing radiation on organisms and the application in biology of radiological techniques.
- ‘Coincidentally with Muller's discovery in 1927 of the mutagenic effect of X rays, Vladimirovich started his long-term investigations of radiation genetics and radiobiology.’
- ‘During his specialist training he helped in the complex hyperbaric oxygen treatments and developed his lifelong interest in radiobiology and cancer research.’
- ‘This technique has been applied in genotoxicity studies, in ecotoxicology, in biomonitoring and in clinical radiobiology.’
- ‘After perusing the biology library at Berkeley regarding radiobiology, I found that there was much to learn about the field.’
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