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thermotherapy

 [ther″mo-ther´ah-pe]
therapeutic use of heat.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(ther'mō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]
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thermotherapy

(thûr′mō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. thermothera·pies
Medical therapy involving the application of heat.
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thermotherapy

A nonspecific term of waning use for any form of therapy requiring heat; i.e., heat therapy.
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ther·mo·ther·a·py

(thĕr'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thermotherapy

Treatment of disease by local or general application of heat. This is neither particularly useful nor widely used.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ther·mo·ther·a·py

(thĕr'mō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of disease by therapeutic application of heat.
[thermo- + G. therapeia, treatment]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012