mantle field

The area of the neck, chest, and lymph nodes in the armpit that are exposed to radiation.

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  • Mantle,Mickey Charles — Man·tle (mănʹtl), Mickey Charles. 1931 1995. American baseball player. One of the greatest sluggers of the game, he played center field for the New York Yankees (1951 1968) and hit 536 home runs. * * * …   Universalium

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