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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. treatment by means of applications of cold.
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Origin of cryotherapy

First recorded in 1925–30; cryo- + therapy
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British Dictionary definitions for cryotherapy


crymotherapy (ˌkraɪməʊˈθɛrəpɪ)

  1. medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs
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cryotherapy in Medicine


  1. The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy.crymotherapy
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