electrotherapeutics

[ ih-lek-troh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

therapeutics based on the curative effects of electricity.

Nearby words

  1. electrosurgery,
  2. electrosynthesis,
  3. electrotaxis,
  4. electrotechnics,
  5. electrotechnology,
  6. electrotherapist,
  7. electrotherapy,
  8. electrothermal,
  9. electrothermal printer,
  10. electrotin

Origin of electrotherapeutics

First recorded in 1885–90; electro- + therapeutics

Related formse·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·tic, e·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·ti·cal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for electrotherapeutics

electrotherapeutics

/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with the use of electrotherapy
Derived Formselectrotherapeutic or electrotherapeutical, adjective

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