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2008-08-26 18:00:49

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its TomoDirect(TM) radiation therapy technology. TomoDirect is an innovative new discrete-angle, sliding-beam delivery mode for the Hi-Art(R) treatment system. With this capability, clinicians gain an efficient complement to helical TomoTherapy(SM), one that enables fast treatment planning and delivery, while broadening the spectrum of patients that can be optimally treated with the...


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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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