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massotherapy

[mas-oh-ther-uh-pee]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. treatment by massage.
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Origin of massotherapy

Related formsmas·so·ther·a·pist, noun
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Examples from the Web for massotherapy

Historical Examples

  • Dr. Forest's Manual of Massotherapy, containing nearly 100 pages, giving full directions for use, sent with each of the above.

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    Rupert H. Wheldon


British Dictionary definitions for massotherapy

massotherapy

noun
  1. medical treatment by massage
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Derived Formsmassotherapeutic (ˌmæsəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪk), adjectivemassotherapist, noun

Word Origin

C20: from mass (age) + therapy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

massotherapy in Medicine

massotherapy

(măs′ō-thĕrə-pē)
n.
  1. The therapeutic use of massage.
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