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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. therapeutics based on the curative effects of electricity.
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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


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