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Treatment of disease by removal of the patient to a region having a climate more favorable for recovery.
climatotherapy(klī″măt-ō-thĕr′ăp-ē) [″ + therapeia, treatment]
Treatment of disease by having the patient move to a specialized climate; historically used in the treatment of diseases like tuberculosis (cold, wintry air was thought to contribute to cure).
treatment of disease by means of a favorable climate, e.g. moving horses with anhidrosis from tropical climates, cattle with altitude sickness to lower altitudes.