artificial fever

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1. Obsolete synonym for pyrotherapy.
2. Treatment of fever.
[pyreto- + G. therapeia, treatment]
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The artificial fever created by steam bathing works as an immune system stimulant by increasing the number of white blood cells in the body.
Gerson doctors are also using artificial fever treatment (hyperthermia) to generate improved immune function and to speed up healing reactions.