intracavitary radiation therapy

(IN-truh-KA-vih-tayr-ee RAY-dee-AY-shun THAYR-uh-pee)

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.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "intracavitary radiation therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "radioterapia intracavitaria"

Tipo de radioterapia interna en la que se coloca un material radiactivo sellado en agujas, cables o cat├ęteres directamente en una cavidad del cuerpo, tal como la cavidad pectoral o la vagina.