\\-ˌterē\ adjective
Etymology: intra- + cavity + -ary
: being within or from within a body cavity

intracavitary irradiation of cervical cancer

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intracavˈitary adjective (radiology)
Applied within or through body cavities, as radium applied in the uterus, or irradiation through natural or artificial body cavities
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Main Entry:intra-

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