brachytherapy

World English Dictionary
brachytherapy (ˌbrækɪˈθɛrəpɪ)
 
n
a form of radiotherapy in which sealed sources of radioactive material are inserted temporarily into body cavities or directly into tumours

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature