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thermotherapy

[thur-moh-ther-uh-pee]
noun
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for thermotherapy

Historical Examples

  • Thermotherapeutics (or thermotherapy) is a term less open to objection.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for thermotherapy

thermotherapy

noun
  1. med treatment of a bodily structure or part by the application of heat
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thermotherapy in Medicine

thermotherapy

(thûr′mō-thĕrə-pē)
n.
  1. Medical therapy involving the application of heat.
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