cryotherapy

[ krahy-oh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi /

noun Medicine/Medical.

treatment by means of applications of cold.

Origin of cryotherapy

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

cryotherapy

crymotherapy (ˌkraɪməʊˈθɛrəpɪ)

/ (ˌkraɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /

noun

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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Medicine definitions for cryotherapy

cryotherapy

[ krī′ō-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

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

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