Definitions for radiotherapyˌreɪ di oʊˈθɛr ə pi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•di•o•ther•a•pyˌreɪ di oʊˈθɛr ə pi(n.)

  1. the treatment of disease by means of x-rays or radioactive substances.

    Category: Medicine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radiotherapy, radiation therapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation(noun)

    (medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance


  1. radiotherapy(Noun)

    The therapeutic use of ionizing radiation, almost exclusively used for the treatment of malignant disease.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Radiotherapy

    The use of IONIZING RADIATION to treat malignant NEOPLASMS and some benign conditions.

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the treatment of disease by X-rays and other forms of radiation.

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