hot-water bag


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Noun1.hot-water bag - a stoppered receptacle (usually made of rubber) that is to be filled with hot water and used for warming a bed or parts of the bodyhot-water bag - a stoppered receptacle (usually made of rubber) that is to be filled with hot water and used for warming a bed or parts of the body
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
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The aim of the present study was to elucidate the mechanism by which hyperthermia applied through a hot-water bag induces subcellular destructive changes including MMTV in the spontaneous mammary tumors in the Strong A inbred strain of mice.
Our findings strongly suggest that hyperthermia delivered through a hot-water bag can be safely used to destroy certain human malignant tumors, including cervical cancer and head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.