Definition of Curietherapy
1. Noun. The use of radium in radiation therapy.
Generic synonyms: Actinotherapy, Irradiation, Radiation, Radiation Therapy, Radiotherapy
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Literary usage of Curietherapy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Radium; Abstracts of Selected Articles on Radium and Radium Therapy by United States Radium Corporation, American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"As curietherapy is commonly used, therefore, the intensity appears to be inversely proportional to the distance (not to the square of the distance), ..."
2. Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Preventive Medicine by G. Koehler, Bernard Fantus, William Augustus Evans (1921)
"curietherapy in Roentgen Dermatitis. ... report the successful use of curietherapy in three cases of Roentgen-ray dermatitis occurring in radiologists, ..."