radium therapy


noun

treatment of disease by means of radium.

Nearby words

  1. radium a,
  2. radium b,
  3. radium emanation,
  4. radium f,
  5. radium sulfate,
  6. radius,
  7. radius of action,
  8. radius of convergence,
  9. radius of curvature,
  10. radius of gyration

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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Medicine definitions for radium therapy

radium therapy

n.

The use of radium in radiotherapy.

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