What does radiotherapy mean?

Definitions for radiotherapyˌreɪ di oʊˈθɛr ə pi

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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(n.)

    Treatment of disease by means of x-rays or radioactivity. Radiotherapy of cancer is based on the fact that cancer cells are more sensitive to radiation than most other cells in the body.

  2. Origin: [Radio- + therapy.]


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of radiotherapy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of radiotherapy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Frederic Amant:

    We found no significant differences in mental development among children exposed to chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery alone or no treatment.

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