noun Medicine/Medical.

treatment by massage.

Origin of massotherapy

Related formsmas·so·ther·a·pist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for massotherapy

Historical Examples of massotherapy

  • 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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British Dictionary definitions for massotherapy



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

Word Origin for massotherapy

C20: from mass (age) + therapy
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massotherapy in Medicine




The therapeutic use of massage.
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