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pyretotherapy

[ pir-i-toh-ther-uh-pee, pahy-ri- ]
/ ˌpɪr ɪ toʊˈθɛr ə pi, ˌpaɪ rɪ- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
therapy by raising the body temperature, as by diathermy or by artificially inducing fever.
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Origin of pyretotherapy

<Greek pyretó(s) fever + therapy
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