radium therapy


noun

treatment of disease by means of radium.

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Origin of radium therapy

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for radium therapy

radium therapy

noun

treatment of disease, esp cancer, by exposing affected tissues to radiation from radium
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Medical definitions for radium therapy

radium therapy

n.

The use of radium in radiotherapy.
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