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n. pl. e·lec·tro·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.
(Medicine) treatment in which electric currents are passed through the tissues to stimulate muscle function in paralysed patients
e•lec•tro•ther•a•py(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈθɛr ə pi)
treatment of diseases by means of electricity.
electrotherapeutics. — electrotherapist, n.See also: Medical Specialties
electrotherapeutics.See also: Remedies
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|Noun||1.||electrotherapy - the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)|
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"