heat lamp


noun

a lamp fitted with an infrared bulb to supply heat especially as part of physical therapy.

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Medical definitions for heat lamp

heat lamp

n.

A lamp that emits infrared light and produces heat, used to apply topical heat to the skin for therapeutic purposes.
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