radiomimetic activity

radiomimetic activity

[¦rād·ē·ō·mi′med·ik ak′tiv·əd·ē]
(biology)
The radiationlike effects of certain chemicals, such as nitrogen mustard, urethane, and fluorinated pyrimidines.
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