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chronotherapy Syllabification: chron·o·ther·a·py
Pronunciation: /ˌkränōˈTHerəpē/

Definition of chronotherapy in English:


Treatment of an illness or disorder that takes into account the body’s natural rhythms and cycles.
Example sentences
  • Chapter 6 deals with circadian rhythm and chronotherapy of asthma medications.
  • Western medicine uses the understanding of chronotherapy to treat illness more effectively.
  • This study would form the basis for cancer chronotherapy, which aims in drug administration at appropriate timing according to the circadian rhythms of cancer cell susceptibility which will avoid adverse effects of chemotherapy.

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