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2008-09-30 09:01:00

Regulatory News: Elekta AB (STO:EKTAB): Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WFUBMC) has reinforced its ability to perform state-of-the-art stereotactic radiation medicine by adding Leksell Gamma Knife(R) Perfexion(TM) and Elekta Axesse(TM) to its range of treatment solutions. "Precisely targeted irradiation of primary and metastatic disease sites throughout the brain and body - delivered in a few or even a single treatment session - is where stereotactic radiation-based...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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