heliotherapy

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heliotherapy

(hē′lē-ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. heliothera·pies
Medical therapy involving exposure to sunlight.
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heliotherapy

Naturopathy
A form of light therapy in which an individual is exposed to direct sunlight for varying periods.
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he·li·o·ther·a·py

(hē'lē-ō-thār'ă-pē)
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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