irradiation

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Synonyms for irradiation

the condition of being exposed to radiation

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(physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex

the apparent enlargement of a bright object when viewed against a dark background

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(Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus

(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance

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(21) The findings of these studies are in line with the present study, but none of them assessed the effects of HAM in cases with external beam irradiation.
External beam irradiation is known to induce several changes in the tracheobronchial tree, including glandular atrophy, complete mucosal atrophy, and inflammation and fibrosis of the wall.
reported good QOL after external beam irradiation followed by brachytherapy and neck dissection.
SAN ANTONIO -- Short-course brachytherapy offers advantages over conventional external beam irradiation in breast cancer patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy Dr.
SAN ANTONIO -- Short-course brachytherapy offers advantages over external beam irradiation in breast cancer patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy, Dr.
The beads become lodged in the liver near the tumor and emit their deadly dose, destroying malignant cells and causing far less damage to surrounding, healthy tissue than typically occurs when a cancer patient undergoes external beam irradiation.
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