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1. actinotherapy

noun. (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance.

Synonyms

  • X-ray therapy
  • radiotherapy
  • therapy
  • radiation therapy
  • phototherapy
  • Curietherapy
  • irradiation
  • radium therapy

Etymology

  • actino- (English)
  • ἀκτίς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • therapy (English)
  • θεραπεία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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