[ foh-tuh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the branch of therapeutics that deals with the curative use of light rays.


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Origin of phototherapeutics

First recorded in 1900–05; photo- + therapeutics

OTHER WORDS FROM phototherapeutics

pho·to·ther·a·peu·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020