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teletherapy

[ tel-uh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ 藢t蓻l 蓹藞胃蓻r 蓹 pi /
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noun
Also called ex路ter路nal ra路di路a路tion ther路a路py [ik-stur-nl rey-dee-ey-shuhn ther-uh-pee] /瑟k藞st蓽r nl 藢re瑟 di藞e瑟 蕛蓹n 藢胃蓻r 蓹 pi/ . treatment of disease using radiation whose source is some distance from the body.
Also called tel路e路psy路chol路o路gy [tel-uh-sahy-kol-uh-jee] /藢t蓻l 蓹 sa瑟藞k蓲l 蓹 d蕭i/ . psychological counseling or psychotherapy by videoconferencing, text messaging, email, or telephone.
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Origin of teletherapy

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

teletherapy
[ t臅l鈥采-th臅r蓹-p膿 ]

n.
Radiation therapy that is administered at a distance from the body.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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