phototherapeutics

phototherapeutics

[foh-tuh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of therapeutics that deals with the curative use of light rays.

Origin:
1900–05; photo- + therapeutics

phototherapeutic, adjective
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phototherapy or phototherapeutics (ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɛrəpɪ, ˌfəʊtəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the use of light in the treatment of disease
 
phototherapeutics or phototherapeutics
 
n
 
photothera'peutic or phototherapeutics
 
adj
 
photothera'peutically or phototherapeutics
 
adv

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