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electrotherapy

[ih-lek-troh-ther-uh-pee]
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noun
  1. treatment of diseases by means of electricity; electrotherapeutics.
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Origin of electrotherapy

First recorded in 1880–85; electro- + therapy
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British Dictionary definitions for electrotherapy

electrotherapy

noun
  1. treatment in which electric currents are passed through the tissues to stimulate muscle function in paralysed patients
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Derived Formselectrotherapist, noun
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electrotherapy in Medicine

electrotherapy

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-thĕrə-pē)
n.
  1. Medical therapy using electric currents.electrotherapeutics
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