hemibody irradiation

external beam radiotherapy involving exposure of half the body; called also hemibody radiotherapy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hemibody radiotherapy — see under irradiation …   Medical dictionary

  • HBI — hemibody irradiation; high serum bound iron …   Medical dictionary

  • HBI — • hemibody irradiation; • high serum bound iron …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • SHB — sequential hemibody [irradiation] …   Medical dictionary

  • SHB — • sequential hemibody [irradiation] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • radiation — 1. The act or condition of diverging in all directions from a center. 2. The sending forth of light, short radio waves, ultraviolet or x rays, or any other rays for treatment or diagnosis or for other purpose. Cf.:irradiation (2). 3. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

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