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actinotherapy

ac·tin·o·ther·a·py
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-tin-oh-ther-uh-pee, ak-tuh-noh-]
    • /ækˌtɪn oʊˈθɛr ə pi, ˌæk tə noʊ-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-tin-oh-ther-uh-pee, ak-tuh-noh-]
    • /ækˌtɪn oʊˈθɛr ə pi, ˌæk tə noʊ-/

Definitions of actinotherapy word

  • noun actinotherapy radiotherapy, especially using ultraviolet rays. 1
  • noun actinotherapy (medicine) The treatment of disease, especially skin disease, by exposure to ultraviolet light; radiotherapy. 1

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Origin of actinotherapy

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
First recorded in 1900-05; actino- + therapy

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Parts of speech for Actinotherapy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

actinotherapy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

actinotherapy usage trend in Literature

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