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teletherapy

 [tel″ĕ-ther´ah-pe]
treatment in which the source of the therapeutic agent (such as radiation) is at a distance from the body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tel·e·ther·a·py

(tel'ĕ-thār'ă-pē),
Radiation therapy administered with the source at a distance from the body. Compare: interstitial therapy.
Synonym(s): teleroentgentherapy
[G. tēle, distant, + therapeia, treatment]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tel·e·ther·a·py

(tel'ĕ-thār'ă-pē)
Radiation therapy administered with the source at a distance from the body.
[G. tēle, distant, + therapeia, treatment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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