Definition of Gamma knife

1. Noun. (medicine) a machine that produces and focuses beams of gamma-rays at a specific location in the body, used to burn-up diseased tissues ¹

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Medical Definition of Gamma knife

1. A special multi-source irradiation machine which focus a high intesity of irradiation on a small area: it is used as local therapy in especially brain tumours. This is investigational and is not part of the routine array of cancer treatments. (16 Dec 1997)

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