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light therapy

noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
therapeutic exposure to full-spectrum artificial light that simulates sunlight, used to treat various conditions, as seasonal affective disorder.
Also called phototherapy.
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  • In fact, it appears safe to state that light-therapy often smacks of quackery.

    Artificial Light M. Luckiesh
  • It is used in light-therapy and in some other activities in which the chemical effects of these rays are utilized.

    Artificial Light M. Luckiesh

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