brachytherapy

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From Ancient Greek βραχύς (brakhús, not far off) + θεραπεία (therapeía, attendance, treatment, healing, service); brachy- +‎ therapy.

Noun[edit]

brachytherapy (countable and uncountable, plural brachytherapies)

  1. Radiotherapy using radioactive sources positioned within (or close to) the treatment volume.

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