thermotherapy

[ thur-moh-ther-uh-pee ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊˈθɛr ə pi /

noun

treatment of disease by means of moist or dry heat.

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Origin of thermotherapy

First recorded in 1855–60; thermo- + therapy
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British Dictionary definitions for thermotherapy

thermotherapy
/ (ˌθɜːməʊˈθɛrəpɪ) /

noun

med treatment of a bodily structure or part by the application of heat
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Medical definitions for thermotherapy

thermotherapy
[ thûr′mō-thĕrə-pē ]

n.

Medical therapy involving the application of heat.
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