linac

noun
lin·​ac | \ ˈli-ˌnak How to pronounce linac (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web As part of a worldwide consortium of leading cancer centers, our data is being analyzed to see how MR-linac may help improve outcomes for cancer patients through better tumor imaging and more accurate radiation therapy delivery. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The academic medicine advantage: Leading-edge care, advanced research and clinical trials," 20 Sep. 2017

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Linac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linac. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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