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faradism

/ (ˈfærəˌdɪzəm) /
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noun
the therapeutic use of faradic currents
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How to use faradism in a sentence

  • As remarked in the chapter on Pollens, I have succeeded with the milder methods of rosin-weed, faradism and ichthyol.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
  • Faradization, or Faradism, the medical application of the induced currents which Faraday discovered in 1831.

  • Faradism is applied in the form just described, using a wire brush as an electrode to the areas of numbness and anæsthesia.

    Fat and Blood|S. Weir Mitchell
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