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megavoltage

 [meg´ah-vōl″taj]
in radiation therapy, voltage greater than 1 megavolt, as contrasted to orthovoltage and supervoltage.
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meg·a·volt·age

(meg'ă-vol'tăj),
In radiation therapy, a term for voltage above one million volts.
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megavoltage

Voltage of greater than 1 megavolt.
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