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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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