pyretotherapy


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pyretotherapy

 [pi-re″to-ther´ah-pe]
treatment by artificially increasing the patient's body temperature.
the treatment of fever.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

py·re·to·ther·a·py

(pī'rĕ-tō-thār'ă-pē),
1. Obsolete synonym for pyrotherapy.
2. Treatment of fever.
[pyreto- + G. therapeia, treatment]
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