intracavitary

Within an organ or body cavity.

* * *

in·tra·cav·i·tary -'kav-ə-.ter-ē adj situated or occurring within a body cavity esp of, relating to, or being treatment (as of cancer) characterized by the insertion of esp. radioactive substances in a cavity <treatment of cervical cancer by \intracavitary irradiation>
in·tra·cav·i·tar·i·ly -.kav-ə-'ter-ə-lē adv

* * *

in·tra·cav·i·tary (in″trə-kavґĭ-tar″e) within a cavity, as that of the cervix or of the uterus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • intracavitary — ˌterē adjective Etymology: intra + cavity + ary : being within or from within a body cavity intracavitary irradiation of cervical cancer * * * intracavˈitary adjective (radiology) Applied within or through body cavities, as radium applied in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • intracavitary — adjective Into a cavity of the body …   Wiktionary

  • intracavitary — adj. within or inside of a cavity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intracavitary — in·tra·cav·i·tary …   English syllables

  • intracavitary — Within a cavity or space, such as the abdomen, pelvis, or chest …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • intracavitary electrocardiography — electrocardiography in which electrodes are placed within the cardiac cavities …   Medical dictionary

  • intracavitary radiotherapy — that in which the radioactive element is introduced into a natural body cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • intracavitary radiation therapy — A type of internal radiation therapy in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into a body cavity such as the chest cavity or the vagina …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Brachytherapy — (from the Greek brachy , meaning short ), also known as sealed source radiotherapy or endocurietherapy, is a form of radiotherapy where a radioactive source is placed inside or next to the area requiring treatment. Brachytherapy is commonly used… …   Wikipedia

  • List of oncology-related terms — This is a list of terms related to oncology. The original source for this list was the U.S. National Cancer Institute s public domain Dictionary of Cancer Terms . NOTOC 1 * 10 propargyl 10 deazaaminopterin * 12 O tetradecanoylphorbol 13 acetate * …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.