gold therapy


noun

administration of gold salts as a treatment for disease, especially rheumatoid arthritis.

Nearby words

  1. gold rush,
  2. gold rush, california,
  3. gold standard,
  4. gold star,
  5. gold stick,
  6. gold tranche,
  7. gold, frankincense, and myrrh,
  8. gold, golden,
  9. gold-beating,
  10. gold-digger

Origin of gold therapy

First recorded in 1935–40

Also called chrysotherapy.

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