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[usually as modifier] A voltage in excess of 200 kV used in X-ray radiotherapy.‘supervoltage therapy’
- ‘Once the supervoltages have been established and the correct logic states exist on the other device pins, programming may begin.’
- ‘In the 1940's and 1950's, with the advent of supervoltage therapy machines, telecurie sources, and energetic particle beams, the Roentgen was still the only recognized unit for radiation measurement.’
- ‘We report 2 new cases of morphea at the site of previous supervoltage radiation therapy for breast cancer.’
- ‘The test mode can be initiated using any known techniques, including, but not limited to, an electronic key, supervoltages, specific combinations of control and address signals, or probe points.’
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