x-ray therapy


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x-ray ther·a·py

radiation therapy using x-rays; sometimes used ironically to refer to excessive use of diagnostic radiation.
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x-ray therapy

n.
Medical treatment using controlled doses of x-ray radiation.
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X-ray therapy

See RADIOTHERAPY.
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