actinotherapy

noun

ac·​ti·​no·​ther·​a·​py -ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce actinotherapy (audio)
plural actinotherapies
: application for therapeutic purposes of the chemically active rays of the electromagnetic spectrum (as ultraviolet light or X-rays)

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“Actinotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/actinotherapy. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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