- Denoting the effect that irradiation of a tissue has on remote nonirradiated tissue. [ab- + G. skopos, target, + -al]
* * *ab·sco·pal ab-'skō-pəl adj relating to or being an effect on a nonirradiated part of the body that results from irradiation of another part
* * *ab·scop·al (ab-skoґpəl) pertaining to the effect on nonirradiated tissue resulting from irradiation of other tissue of the organism.
Medical dictionary. 2011.