pyretotherapy


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pyretotherapy

 [pi-re″to-ther´ah-pe]
treatment by artificially increasing the patient's body temperature.
the treatment of fever.

py·re·to·ther·a·py

(pī'rĕ-tō-thār'ă-pē),
1. Obsolete synonym for pyrotherapy.
2. Treatment of fever.
[pyreto- + G. therapeia, treatment]

pyretotherapy

pyretotherapy

1. treatment by artificially increasing the patient's body temperature.
2. the treatment of fever.