radiotherapy

radiotherapy
Synonyms and related words:
X-ray dosimetry, X-ray photometry, X-ray spectrometry, X-ray therapy, atom-tagging, cobalt therapy, curiescopy, curietherapy, fluoroscopy, interstitial irradiation therapy, irradiation, irradiation therapy, isotope therapy, orthodiagraphy, photofluorography, radiation physics, radiation therapy, radiobiology, radiochemistry, radiography, radiological physics, radiology, radiometallography, radiometry, radiopathology, radioscopy, radiotechnology, radiotherapeutics, radium therapy, radiumization, ray therapy, roentgen ray therapy, roentgenization, roentgenography, roentgenology, roentgenometry, roentgenoscopy, roentgenotherapy, roentgentherapy, spectroradiometry, tracer investigation

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  • Radiotherapy — См. Радиотерапия Термины атомной энергетики. Концерн Росэнергоатом, 2010 …   Термины атомной энергетики

  • radiotherapy — ► NOUN ▪ the treatment of cancer or other disease using X rays or similar radiation. DERIVATIVES radiotherapeutic adjective radiotherapist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • radiotherapy — [rā΄dē ōther′ə pē] n. [ RADIO + THERAPY] the treatment of disease by the use of X rays or rays from a radioactive substance …   English World dictionary

  • Radiotherapy — The treatment of disease with ionizing radiation. Also called radiation therapy. In radiotherapy, high energy rays are often used to damage cancer cells and stop them from growing and dividing. A specialist in the radiation treatment of cancer is …   Medical dictionary

  • radiotherapy — ra|di|o|ther|a|py [ ,reıdiou θerəpi ] noun uncount a medical treatment for cancer using RADIATION. Someone who is trained in radiotherapy is called a radiotherapist …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • radiotherapy — [[t]re͟ɪdioʊθe̱rəpi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Radiotherapy is the treatment of diseases such as cancer by using radiation …   English dictionary

  • radiotherapy — n. therapeutic radiology: the treatment of disease with penetrating radiation, such as X rays, beta rays, or gamma rays, which may be produced by machines or given off by radioactive isotopes. Beams of radiation may be directed at a diseased part …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • radiotherapy — UK [ˌreɪdɪəʊˈθerəpɪ] / US [ˌreɪdɪoʊˈθerəpɪ] noun [uncountable] a medical treatment for cancer using radiation. Someone who is trained in radiotherapy is called a radiotherapist …   English dictionary

  • radiotherapy — radioterapija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. curietherapy; radiotherapy; radium therapy vok. Curietherapie, f; Radiumtherapie, f rus. радиотерапия, f pranc. radiothérapie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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