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Nervous System & Psychiatry - Q – Therapeutic Terms of Nervous System & A – Mean

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chemotherapy   treatment of malignancies, infections, and other diseases with chemical agents to destroy selected cells or impair their ability to reproduce  
   
radiation therapy   treatment of neoplastic disease using ionizing radiation to impede the proliferation of malignant cells  
   
   
stereotactic or stereotaxic   radiation treatment to inactivate malignant lesions using  
radiosurgery   multiple, precise external radiation beams focused on a target with the aid of a stereotactic frame and imaging such as CT, MRI, or angiography; used to treat inoperable brain tumors and other lesions  
   
   
   
stereotactic or stereotaxic   mechanical device used to localize a point in space,  
   
   
   
analgesic   agent that relieves pain  
   
anticonvulsant   agent that prevents or lessens convulsion  
   
   
hypnotic   agent that induces sleep  


   






 
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