heliotherapy

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he·li·o·ther·a·py

 (hē′lē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. he·li·o·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy involving exposure to sunlight.

heliotherapy

(ˌhiːlɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) the therapeutic use of sunlight

he•li•o•ther•a•py

(ˌhi li oʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
treatment of disease by means of sunlight.
[1885–90]

heliotherapy

a method of treating illness by exposure to the rays of the sun.
See also: Remedies, Sun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heliotherapy - therapeutic exposure to sunlightheliotherapy - therapeutic exposure to sunlight  
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"
Translations

he·li·o·ther·a·py

n. helioterapia, exposición o baños de sol con propósito terapéutico.
References in periodicals archive ?
Relaxing in the popular Costa del Sol, the hostesses took time out from their regular duties for some solar therapy.
In between solar therapy sessions, dressing was not done and wound was protected from flies and dust by putting a thin cloth over it.
The idea of laser (light) as a therapeutic method has been around for thousands of years--the Egyptians were known to use solar therapy.

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