brachytherapy

noun brachy·ther·a·py \ 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

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brachytherapy

noun brachy·ther·a·py \ -ˈther-ə-pē \

medical Definition of brachytherapy

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

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