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roentgenotherapy

[ rent-guh-noh-ther-uh-pee, -juh-, ruhnt- ]

noun

  1. treatment of disease by means of x-rays.


roentgenotherapy

/ ˌrɛnt-; -tjə-; ˌrɒntɡənəˈθɛrəpɪ /

noun

  1. the therapeutic use of X-rays


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Word History and Origins

Origin of roentgenotherapy1

First recorded in 1900–05; roentgeno- + therapy

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roentgenoscopeRoentgen ray