electrotherapy


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e·lec·tro·ther·a·py

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. e·lec·tro·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.

electrotherapy

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) treatment in which electric currents are passed through the tissues to stimulate muscle function in paralysed patients
eˌlectroˈtherapist n

e•lec•tro•ther•a•py

(ɪˌlɛk troʊˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
treatment of diseases by means of electricity.
[1880–85]

electrotherapy

electrotherapeutics. — electrotherapist, n.
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electrotherapeutics.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
ECT, electroconvulsive therapy, electroshock, electroshock therapy - the administration of a strong electric current that passes through the brain to induce convulsions and coma
Translations

electrotherapy

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈθerəpɪ] Nelectroterapia f

electrotherapy

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpi] nélectrothérapie f

electrotherapy

n (Med) → Elektrotherapie f

electrotherapy

[ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nelettroterapia
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