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chronotherapy

Pronunciation: kron'o-thar'a-pe

Definition: The practice of administering chemotherapy at certain times of the day that are thought to be optimal for enhanced activity or lessened toxicity.

[chrono- + therapy]

See Also: chronooncology

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