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The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Also called crymotherapy.
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(Medicine) medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs
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cry•o•ther•a•py(ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi)
medical treatment by means of applications of cold.
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a method of treatment involving applications of cold. Also crymotherapy.See also: Remedies
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n. crioterapia, tratamiento terapéutico por aplicación de frío local o general.
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