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Of, relating to, or being a radioactive substance that is toxic to living cells or tissues: the radiotoxic effects of radium on bone.

ra′di·o·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.


(Medicine) of or denoting the toxic effects of radiation or radioactive substances
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They are clamoring for the EPA to stop studying a 200-degree Fahrenheit underground landfill fire that could be moving dangerously close to 50,000 tons of highly radiotoxic, uncontained nuclear waste from the World War II Manhattan Project in St.
Additionally, spent nuclear fuel contains plutonium-239, a radiotoxic element that can be used to make nuclear weapons if separated from the other materials in the fuel.
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