brachytherapy

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brachytherapy

[¦brak·i′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Radiation treatment using a solid or enclosed radioisotopic source on the surface of the body or at a short distance from the area to be treated.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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