physiotherapy

[ fiz-ee-oh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌfɪz i oʊˈθɛr ə pi /
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noun

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Origin of physiotherapy

First recorded in 1900–05; physio- + therapy

OTHER WORDS FROM physiotherapy

phys·i·o·ther·a·pist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for physiotherapy

physiotherapy
/ (ˌfɪzɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /

noun

the therapeutic use of physical agents or means, such as massage, exercises, etcAlso called: physical therapy, (informal) physio , (US) physiatrics

Derived forms of physiotherapy

physiotherapist, noun
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Medical definitions for physiotherapy

physiotherapy
[ fĭz′ē-ō-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

physical therapy

Other words from physiotherapy

phys′i•o•ther′a•peutic (-thĕr′ə-pyōōtĭk) adj.phys′i•o•thera•pist n.
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