radium therapy


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radium therapy

n.
The use of radium in radiotherapy.

radium therapy

n
(Medicine) treatment of disease, esp cancer, by exposing affected tissues to radiation from radium
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Noun1.radium therapy - the use of radium in radiation therapy
actinotherapy, radiation therapy, radiotherapy, irradiation, radiation - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
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radium therapy

n. radioterapia, terapia con el uso de radio.
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Among their topics are the hermaphrodite of Charing Cross, human experiments and the material culture of medical electricity in 18th-century England, human experiments in late-19th-century nutrition physiology, experimenting with radium therapy in the laboratory and the clinic, and Nazi human experiments: the victims' perspective and the post-Second World War discourse.
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In a letter of 1 February 1916 Debussy writes that he is "pursuing this life in a rubber ring" as part of his Radium therapy (p.