radiothermy

[ rey-dee-oh-thur-mee ]
/ ˈreɪ di oʊˌθɜr mi /

noun Medicine/Medical.

therapy that utilizes the heat from a shortwave radio apparatus or diathermy machine.

Nearby words

  1. radioteletype,
  2. radiotherapeutic,
  3. radiotherapeutics,
  4. radiotherapist,
  5. radiotherapy,
  6. radiothon,
  7. radiothorium,
  8. radiotoxemia,
  9. radiotoxic,
  10. radiotracer

Origin of radiothermy


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British Dictionary definitions for radiothermy

radiothermy

/ (ˈreɪdɪəʊˌθɜːmɪ) /

noun

med the treatment of disease by means of heat generated by electromagnetic radiation
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Medicine definitions for radiothermy

radiothermy

[ rādē-ō-thûr′mē ]

n.

Diathermy using heat from radiant sources.

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