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radiotherapy

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noun ra·dio·ther·a·py \ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈther-ə-pē\

Definition of radiotherapy

  1. :  the treatment of disease with radiation (as X-rays)

radiotherapist play \-pist\ noun


Origin of radiotherapy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1903


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radiotherapy

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noun ra·dio·ther·a·py \ˌrād-ē-ō-ˈther-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of radiotherapy

plural radiotherapies

  1. :  the treatment of disease by means of radiation (as X-rays)—called also radiation therapy, radium therapy; compare radiodiagnosis




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