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chronotherapy

noun chro·no·ther·a·py \ˌkrä-nō-ˈther-ə-pē, ˌkrō-\

Definition of CHRONOTHERAPY

:  treatment of a sleep disorder (as insomnia) by changing sleeping and waking times in an attempt to reset the patient's biological clock

First Known Use of CHRONOTHERAPY

1973
Medical Dictionary

chronotherapy

noun chro·no·ther·a·py \ˌkrän-ə-ˈther-ə-pē, ˌkrō-nə-\
plural chro·no·ther·a·pies

Medical Definition of CHRONOTHERAPY

1
:  treatment of a sleep disorder (as insomnia) by changing sleeping and waking times in an attempt to reset the patient's biological clock
2
:  the administration of medication in coordination with the body's circadian rhythms to maximize effectiveness and minimize side effects

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