radiosurgery


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radiosurgery

 [ra″de-o-ser´jer-e]
surgery in which tissue destruction is performed by means of ionizing radiation rather than surgical incision; the radiation may originate from an implant of radioactive material or may be delivered from an external source.
stereotaxic radiosurgery stereotaxic surgery in which lesions are produced by ionizing radiation.

ra·di·o·sur·ger·y

(rā'dē-ō-sŭr'gĕr-ē),
Radiotherapy with a sharply delimited field, optimistically considered to be equivalent to resecting the irradiated region.

radiosurgery

/ra·dio·sur·gery/ (-ser´jer-e) surgery in which tissue destruction is performed by means of ionizing radiation rather than by surgical incision.
stereotactic radiosurgery , stereotaxic radiosurgery stereotactic surgery in which lesions are produced by ionizing radiation.

radiosurgery

(rā′dē-ō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
The use of ionizing radiation, either from an external source such as an x-ray machine or from an implant, to destroy cancerous or other diseased tissue.

radiosurgery

(1) Radiation surgery, see there.
(2) Stereotactic radiosurgery, see there.

radiosurgery

1. Radiation surgery, see there.

ra·di·o·sur·ger·y

(rā'dē-ō-sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Radiotherapy with a sharply delimited field, optimistically considered to be equivalent to resecting the irradiated region.
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