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Bible DictionaryNCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
[LAY-zer]A device that concentrates light into an intense, narrow beam used to cut or destroy tissue. It is used in microsurgery, photodynamic therapy, and for a variety of diagnostic purposes.
 
The use of an intensely powerful beam of light to kill cancer cells.
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Bible DictionaryDictionary of Medicine
A powerful beam of light used in some types of surgery to cut or destroy tissue.
Bible DictionaryHSE Acronyms and Abbreviations
Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Bible DictionaryLung Diseases Glossary
In the context of a therapeutic tool, it is a device that produces a high-intensity light that can generate extreme heat instantaneously when it hits a target. Context: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Sources: DHHS, NIH and NHLBI
See also: F & GPC , QAC , A & E , OC , T cell

 

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