brachytherapy


brachy·ther·a·py

noun \ˌbra-ki-ˈther-ə-pē, -ˈthe-rə-\

Definition of BRACHYTHERAPY

:  radiotherapy in which the source of radiation is placed (as by implantation) in or close to the area being treated

Origin of BRACHYTHERAPY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1954

brachy·ther·a·py

noun \-ˈther-ə-pē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural brachy·ther·a·pies

Medical Definition of BRACHYTHERAPY

: radiotherapy in which the source of radiation is placed (as by implantation) in or close to the area being treated

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