pneumatotherapy

[ noo-mat-oh-ther-uh-pee, nyoo-, noo-muh-toh-, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˌmæt oʊˈθɛr ə pi, nyʊ-, ˈnu mə toʊ-, ˈnyu- /

noun

the use of compressed or rarefied air in treating disease.

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Origin of pneumatotherapy

First recorded in 1930–35; pneumato- + therapy
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