Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Heavy-ion treatment

heavy-ion treatment n.
A cancer treatment method in which cancer cells are bombarded with the positively-charged nuclei of ions of carbon, neon, and other elements in order to kill the cells.


Read Also:

  • Hedge-hyssop

    noun 1. any plant of the genus Gratiola, a bitter herb used medicinally. noun 1. any of several North American scrophulariaceous plants of the genus Gratiola, esp G. aurea, having small yellow or white flowers

  • Hedge-nettle

    noun 1. a slender-leafed, hairy plant, Stachys palustris, of the mint family, abundant along roadsides and in fields and marshes, having clusters of tubular, purple flowers on a spike. 2. any similar, related plant, especially S. hispida, of wet places.

  • Hedger

    [hej-er] /ˈhɛdʒ ər/ noun 1. a person who makes or repairs . 2. a person who in betting, speculating, etc.

  • Hedge-school

    noun 1. (Irish history) a school held out of doors in favourable weather, indoors in winter

Disclaimer: Heavy-ion treatment definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.