actinotherapy

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actinotherapy

(ˌæktɪnəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) a former name for radiotherapy

actinotherapy

radiotherapy.
See also: Radiation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.actinotherapy - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substanceactinotherapy - (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
phototherapy - the use of strong light to treat acne or hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn
Curietherapy, radium therapy - the use of radium in radiation therapy
X-ray therapy - the therapeutic use of X rays
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques