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pyretotherapy

[pir-i-toh-ther-uh-pee, pahy-ri-]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. therapy by raising the body temperature, as by diathermy or by artificially inducing fever.

Origin of pyretotherapy

< Greek pyretó(s) fever + therapy
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