abscopal
Denoting the effect that irradiation of a tissue has on remote nonirradiated tissue. [ab- + G. skopos, target, + -al]

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ab·sco·pal ab-'skō-pəl adj relating to or being an effect on a nonirradiated part of the body that results from irradiation of another part

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ab·scop·al (ab-skoґpəl) pertaining to the effect on nonirradiated tissue resulting from irradiation of other tissue of the organism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • abscopal — relativo al efecto que la irradiación de un tejido ejerce sobre otro tejido no irradiado Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • abscopal — adjective Denoting the effect that irradiation of a tissue has on remote nonirradiated tissue. The regression of a liver tumor after irradiation of bone that the tumor metastasized to is an example of the abscopal effect …   Wiktionary

  • Bystander effect (radiobiology) — The Bystander Effect (or Abscopal Effect ) is the phenomenon when unirradiated cells exhibit irradiated effects from nearby radiation treatment.Referenceshttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15070061 …   Wikipedia

  • effect — The result or consequence of an action. [L. efficio, pp. effectus, to accomplish, fr. facio, to do] abscopal e. a reaction produced following irradiation but occurring outside the zone of actual radiation absorption. additive e. an e. wherein two …   Medical dictionary

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