actinotherapy

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ac·ti·no·ther·a·py -'ther-ə-pē n, pl -pies application for therapeutic purposes of the chemically active rays of the electromagnetic spectrum (as ultraviolet light or X-rays)

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n.
the treatment of disorders with infrared radiation or ultraviolet rays radiation.

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ac·ti·no·ther·a·py (ak″tĭ-no-therґə-pe) phototherapy.

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