solar therapy

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so·lar ther·a·py

treatment of disease by exposure to sunlight.
Synonym(s): solar treatment
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Use of sunlight (and more generally) light from any source to provide palliation of disease; usually for dermatologic disorders, but sometimes used in seasonal affective disorder (q.v.).
Synonym(s): solar therapy.
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solar therapy

Treatment with the sun's rays. Synonym: heliotherapy
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