mechanotherapy

[mek-uh-noh-ther-uh-pee]

Origin of mechanotherapy

First recorded in 1885–90; mechano- + therapy
Related formsmech·a·no·ther·a·pist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mechanotherapy

mechanotherapy

noun
  1. the treatment of disorders or injuries by means of mechanical devices, esp devices that provide exercise for bodily parts
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mechanotherapy in Medicine

mechanotherapy

[mĕk′ə-nō-thĕrə-pē]
n.
  1. Medical treatment by mechanical methods, such as massage.
Related formsmech′a•no•thera•pist n.
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