diathermy of mild degree causing no destruction of tissue.
Etymology: Gk, thermē + L, penetrale, passing through
the use of diathermic techniques to produce warmth within the body tissues for therapeutic purposes. Also called transthermia.
thermopenetration(ther?mo-pen-e-tra' shun) [? + L. penetrare, to go within]
Application of heat to the deeper tissues of the body by diathermy. See: thermoradiotherapy