teletherapy

[ tel-uh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌtɛl əˈθɛr ə pi /

noun

Also called ex·ter·nal ra·di·a·tion ther·a·py [ik-stur-nl rey-dee-ey-shuhn ther-uh-pee] /ɪkˈstɜr nl ˌreɪ diˈeɪ ʃən ˌθɛr ə pi/ . treatment of disease using radiation whose source is some distance from the body.
Also called tel·e·psy·chol·o·gy [tel-uh-sahy-kol-uh-jee] /ˌtɛl ə saɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/ . psychological counseling or psychotherapy by videoconferencing, text messaging, email, or telephone.

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Origin of teletherapy

First recorded in 1910–15 for def. 1; for def. 2, 1975–80; tele-1 + therapy
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Medical definitions for teletherapy

teletherapy
[ tĕl′ə-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

Radiation therapy that is administered at a distance from the body.
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