X-ray therapy

noun

Definition of X-ray therapy

: medical treatment (as of cancer) by controlled application of X-rays

First Known Use of X-ray therapy

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“X-ray therapy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/X-ray%20therapy. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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X-ray therapy

noun

Medical Definition of X-ray therapy

: medical treatment (as of cancer) by controlled application of X-rays

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