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far·a·dism

 (făr′ə-dĭz′əm)
n.
Faradization.

faradism

(ˈfærəˌdɪzəm)
n
(Medicine) the therapeutic use of faradic currents

faradism

the application of alternating electrical current for therapeutic purposes. — faradic, adj.
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