[ nee-oh-aj-uh-vuhnt ]
/ ˌni oʊˈædʒ ə vənt /
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utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplemental treatment before cancer surgery or other primary cancer treatment: Her neoadjuvant therapy included hormones and chemo, which shrank the tumor prior to its surgical removal.
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Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
First appeared around 1750, and is related to the French word “braguette” for the name of codpiece armor.
First appeared in 1610, based on the French word “baguette” for the long loaf of bread.
First appeared in 1555, and is related to the French word “raquette” for a netted bat.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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