intracavitary

adjective
in·​tra·​cav·​i·​tary | \ -ˈkav-ə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce intracavitary (audio) \

Medical Definition of intracavitary

: situated or occurring within a body cavity especially : of, relating to, or being treatment (as of cancer) characterized by the insertion of especially radioactive substances in a cavity treatment of cervical cancer by intracavitary irradiation

Other Words from intracavitary

intracavitarily \ -​ˌkav-​ə-​ˈter-​ə-​lē How to pronounce intracavitary (audio) \ adverb

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“Intracavitary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intracavitary. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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