photochemotherapy

noun

pho·​to·​che·​mo·​ther·​a·​py -ˌkē-mō-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce photochemotherapy (audio)
plural photochemotherapies
: treatment especially for psoriasis in which administration of a photosensitizing drug (as psoralen) is followed by exposure to ultraviolet radiation or sunlight

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“Photochemotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photochemotherapy. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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