Phototherapy Pho`to*ther"a*py, n. (Med.) The application of light for therapeutic purposes, esp. for treating diseases of the skin. -- {Pho`to*the*rap"ic}, {Pho`to*ther`a*peu"tic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • phototherapy — phototherapic /foh toh theuh rap ik/, adj. phototherapist, n. /foh teuh ther euh pee/, n. 1. treatment of disease, esp. of the skin, by means of light rays. 2. See light therapy. [1895 1900; PHOTO + THERAPY] * * * …   Universalium

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