radio-frequency

adjective
ra·​dio-fre·​quen·​cy | \ ˈrād-ē-ō-ˈfrē-kwən-sē \

Medical Definition of radio-frequency

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, using, or induced by radio frequencies a new…procedure that uses radio-frequency heat to collapse veins— Tara Parker-Pope

radio frequency

noun

Medical Definition of radio frequency (Entry 2 of 2)

: any of the electromagnetic wave frequencies that lie in a range extending from below 3 kilohertz to about 300 gigahertz and that include the frequencies used for communications signals (as for radio and television broadcasting and cell-phone transmissions) or radar signals

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“Radio-frequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radio-frequency. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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