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phototherapeutics

[foh-tuh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks] /ˌfoʊ təˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the branch of therapeutics that deals with the curative use of light rays.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; photo- + therapeutics
Related forms
phototherapeutic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phototherapeutics

phototherapy

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the use of light in the treatment of disease
Derived Forms
phototherapeutic, adjective
phototherapeutically, adverb
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