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radiosurgery

noun ra·dio·sur·gery \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈsərj-rē, -ˈsər-jə-rē\

Definition of RADIOSURGERY

:  surgery using precisely targeted radiation to destroy tissue without cutting
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First Known Use of RADIOSURGERY

1933
Medical Dictionary

radiosurgery

noun ra·dio·sur·gery \-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē\
plural ra·dio·sur·ger·ies

Medical Definition of RADIOSURGERY

1
:  surgery by means of a radio knife
ra·dio·sur·gi·cal \-ˈsər-ji-kəl\ adjective

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