cryotherapy


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cry·o·ther·a·py

 (krī′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n.
The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Also called crymotherapy.

cryotherapy

(ˌkraɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ) or

crymotherapy

n
(Medicine) medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs

cry•o•ther•a•py

(ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
medical treatment by means of applications of cold.
[1925–30]

cryotherapy

a method of treatment involving applications of cold. Also crymotherapy.
See also: Remedies
Translations

cry·o·ther·a·py

n. crioterapia, tratamiento terapéutico por aplicación de frío local o general.

cryotherapy

n crioterapia
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