Medical Definition of Total body irradiation

1. Radiotherapy often given in several doses prior to bone marrow transplantation with the aim of killing any residual leukaemia in the patient. It is used in conjunction with high-dose anti-cancer drugs. The procedure and its side-effects will be discussed individually with the patient. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Total Body Irradiation

tosyllysine chloromethyl ketone
tosylphenylalanyl chloromethyl ketone
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total anomalous pulmonary venous return
total aphasia
total ascertainment
total body hypothermia
total body irradiation (current term)
total body water
total breech extraction
total cataract
total catecholamine test
total cell count
total cholesterol
total clearance
total clearances
total cleavage
total cystectomy
total darkness
total depravity
total dissolved solids
total eclipse

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