HyperDic: radiation_therapy

English > 1 sense of the expression radiation therapy:
NOUNactradiation therapy, radiotherapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance
English > radiation therapy: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(medicine) the treatment of disease (especially cancer) by exposure to a radioactive substance.
Synonymsradiotherapy, radiation, actinotherapy, irradiation
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
NarrowerX-ray therapyThe therapeutic use of X rays
phototherapyThe use of strong light to treat acne or hyperbilirubinemia of the newborn
radium therapy, CurietherapyThe use of radium in radiation therapy
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Spanishirradiación, radioterapia
Catalanradioteràpia

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