electrotherapeutics


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e·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·tics

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-thĕr′ə-pyo͞o′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)

electrotherapeutics

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪks)
n
(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with the use of electrotherapy
eˌlectroˌtheraˈpeutic, eˌlectroˌtheraˈpeutical adj

electrotherapeutics

the branch of medicine that treats illness with electricity. Also electrotherapy. — electrotherapeutic, electrotherapeutical, adj.
See also: Remedies
the treatment of disease by electrical shock and other techniques using electricity. Also called electrotherapy. — electrotherapeutic, electrotherapeutical, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
Translations

electrotherapeutics

[ɪˌlektrəʊˌθerəˈpjuːtɪks] Nelectroterapia f
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