actinotherapy

Definitions of actinotherapy
  1. noun
    (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
    synonyms: irradiation, radiation, radiation therapy, radiotherapy
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    types:
    phototherapy
    the use of strong light to treat acne or hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn
    Curietherapy, radium therapy
    the use of radium in radiation therapy
    X-ray therapy
    the therapeutic use of X rays
    type of:
    therapy
    (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
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