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.

Origin of electrotherapeutics

First recorded in 1885–90; electro- + therapeutics

Related forms

e·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 Forms

electrotherapeutic or electrotherapeutical, adjective
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