radiotherapy

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the treatment of a disease such as cancer by exposing the affected part to radioactive rays such as X-rays or gamma rays

Electronics

  • The use of ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, for therapeutic purposes.
  • The use of radiant energy, such as infrared radiation, for therapeutic purposes.
  • synonymradiation therapy

Medical

  • noun the treatment of diseases by exposing the affected part to radioactive rays such as X-rays or gamma rays
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