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, aerotherapy (ār'ō-thār'ă-pyū'tiks, -thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease with fresh air, air of different degrees of pressure or rarity, or medicated air.
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Alternative medicine
A term which may be used by complementary and alternative health practitioners for aerotherapy, climatotherapy, hot-air therapy, etc., allegedly to treat sick-building syndrome, environmental disease and other ills caused by modern life.

Mainstream medicine
A nonspecific term for:
(1) Any therapy that uses air or gas.
(2) Fresh-air therapy, see there.
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