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microwave diathermyA form of diathermy that delivers shorter waves of higher frequency electromagnetic waves than can be delivered by shortwave diathermy.
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microwave diathermySports medicine A form of diathermy that delivers shorter waves of higher frequency electromagnetic waves than deliverable by shortwave diathermy. See Diathermy. Cf Shortwave diathermy.
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microwave diathermyA method of effecting deep heating of tissues, such as muscles, to promote healing.
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