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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They should bring into everyday use the composting, biological fermentation and solar treatment technologies for the on-site disposal of human waste by killing pathogens and drastically reducing the volume of removable residue.
Li Puma, "Novel pebble bed photocatalytic reactor for solar treatment of textile wastewater," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.

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