roentgenotherapy


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roent·gen·o·ther·a·py

 (rĕnt′gə-nə-thĕr′ə-pē, -jə-, rŭnt′-)
n. pl. roent·gen·o·ther·a·pies
The therapeutic use of x-rays in treating disease.

roentgenotherapy

(ˌrɒntɡənəˈθɛrəpɪ; -tjə-; ˌrɛnt-) or

röntgenotherapy

n
(Medicine) the therapeutic use of X-rays

roentgenotherapy, röntgenotherapy

treatment of disease and illness by means of x rays.
See also: Medical Specialties, Remedies