pyrotherapy


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Related to pyrotherapy: therapeutic fever

py·ro·ther·a·py

(pī'rō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by inducing an artificial fever in the patient.
Synonym(s): therapeutic fever

pyrotherapy

[pī′rōther′əpē]
a method of treatment in which the temperature of a patient is raised to a fever level. Also called pyretotherapy, therapeutic fever.