Crossword clues for radiotherapy
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Radiotherapy \Ra`di*o*ther"a*py\ (r[=a]`d[i^]*[o^]*th[e^]r"[.a]*p[y^]), n. [Radio- + therapy.] (Med.) Treatment of disease by means of x-rays or radioactivity. Radiotherapy of cancer is based on the fact that cancer cells are more sensitive to radiation than most other cells in the body.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
n. The therapeutic use of ionizing radiation, almost exclusively used for the treatment of malignant disease.
Usage examples of "radiotherapy".
And I moved to go over to him, to take his arm and make him listen while I told him about what was happening to my mum in the hospital down the road that morning, to tell him about the surgery, and to use words like mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, lymphoedema, until I saw him squirm with shame at his cowardice.