thermophore


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thermophore

 [ther´mo-for]
1. a device or apparatus for retaining heat.
2. an instrument for estimating heat sensibility.
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ther·mo·phore

(ther'mō-fōr),
1. An arrangement for applying heat to a part; consists of a water heater, a tube conveying hot water to a coil, and another tube conducting the water back to the heater.
2. A flat bag containing certain salts that produce heat when moistened; used as a substitute for the hot-water bag.
[thermo- + G. phoros, bearing]
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ther·mo·phore

(thĕr'mō-fōr)
1. An arrangement for applying heat to a part; consists of a water heater, a tube conveying hot water to a coil, and another tube conducting the water back to the heater.
2. A flat bag containing certain salts that produce heat when moistened; used as a substitute for the hot-water bag.
[thermo- + G. phoros, bearing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ther·mo·phore

(thĕr'mō-fōr)
Arrangement for applying heat to a body part; consists of a water heater, tube conveying hot water to a coil, and another tube conducting water back to heater.
[thermo- + G. phoros, bearing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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