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actinotherapy

[ak-tin-oh-ther-uh-pee, ak-tuh-noh-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. radiotherapy, especially using ultraviolet rays.
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Origin of actinotherapy

First recorded in 1900–05; actino- + therapy
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British Dictionary definitions for actinotherapy

actinotherapy

noun
  1. a former name for radiotherapy
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actinotherapy in Medicine

actinotherapy

(ăk′tə-nō-thĕrə-pē)
n.
  1. The therapeutic use of ultraviolet light.
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