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n. pl. pho·to·ther·a·pies
The treatment of a disorder, especially of the skin, by exposure to light, including ultraviolet and infrared radiation.
pho′to·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) (functioning as singular) the use of light in the treatment of disease
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pho•to•ther•a•py(ˌfoʊ təˈθɛr ə pi)
the treatment of disease by means of exposure to light.
pho•to•the•rap•ic (ˌfoʊ toʊ θəˈræp ɪk) adj.
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the treatment of disease, especially diseases of the skin, with light rays. — phototherapeutic, adj.See also: Remedies
the treatment of disease, especially diseases of the skin, with light rays. — phototherapeutic, adj.See also: Light
the treatment of disease, especially diseases of the skin, with light rays. — phototherapeutic, adj.See also: Skin
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n. fototerapia, exposición a los rayos del sol o a una luz artificial con propósito terapéutico.
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