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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
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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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