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Also referred to as a bixel; a small photon intensity element used to subdivide an IMRT beam for the purpose of treatment calculation for radiation therapy.
[beam + -let, dim. suffix]
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bixel(bĭks′ĕl) [Fr. b(eam) + (pi)xel]
A beam element or ray in radiation oncology.
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