pulsing electromagnetic field
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
pulsing electromagnetic fieldAbbreviation: PEMF
An alternating electrical current used to produce an electromagnetic field. This may induce healing when applied to a fractured bone. The field is applied noninvasively to the affected limb. It may be moderately helpful in treating bony nonunion. See: diathermy
See also: field