thermopenetration

med·i·cal di·a·ther·my

diathermy of mild degree causing no destruction of tissue.
Synonym(s): thermopenetration

thermopenetration

[-pen′ətrā′shən]
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