actinotherapy

[ ak-tin-oh-ther-uh-pee, ak-tuh-noh- ]
/ ækˌtɪn oʊˈθɛr ə pi, ˌæk tə noʊ- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

radiotherapy, especially using ultraviolet rays.

Origin of actinotherapy

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

actinotherapy

/ (ˌæktɪnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /

noun

a former name for radiotherapy
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Medicine definitions for actinotherapy

actinotherapy

[ ăk′tə-nō-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

The therapeutic use of ultraviolet light.
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