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phototherapy

Line breaks: photo|ther¦apy
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊtəʊˈθɛrəpi
 
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Definition of phototherapy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The use of light in the treatment of physical or mental illness.
Example sentences
  • As a result, light therapy or phototherapy has been developed.
  • Details of previously affected pregnancies - particularly transfusions in the womb, neonatal anaemia, and the need for exchange transfusions or phototherapy - should also be obtained.
  • Light therapy, also called phototherapy, has been used to treat seasonal affective disorder since the early 1980s, and it has many benefits.

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