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

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radiosurgery

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

medical Definition of radiosurgery

plural radiosurgeries
1 : surgery by means of a radio knife

radiosurgical

play \-ˈsər-ji-kəl\ adjective

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