Definition of X-ray therapy in English:

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X-ray therapy

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Medical treatment of a disease using controlled doses of X-rays.
Example sentences
  • Also called radiotherapy, irradiation, or X-ray therapy, radiation therapy is one of the most common forms of treatment for cancer.
  • This is the same basic principle behind X-ray therapy.
  • Radiation therapy - also called radiotherapy or X-ray therapy - involves treating cancer with beams of high-energy particles, or waves, such as gamma rays or X-rays.

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Syllabification: X-ray ther·a·py

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