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brachytherapy

/ˌbrækɪˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
a form of radiotherapy in which sealed sources of radioactive material are inserted temporarily into body cavities or directly into tumours
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brachytherapy in Medicine

brachytherapy brach·y·ther·a·py (brāk'ē-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
Radiotherapy in which the source of irradiation is placed close to the surface of the body or within a body cavity.

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