Definition of radiomimetic in English:

radiomimetic

adjective

Medicine Biology
  • Of a substance: producing an effect on cells or tissue similar to that of ionizing radiation. Of a lesion: produced by such a substance.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. From radio- + mimetic, after French radiomimétique.

Pronunciation

radiomimetic

/ˌreɪdɪəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk/ /ˌreɪdɪəʊmʌɪˈmɛtɪk/