thermotherapy


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ther·mo·ther·a·py

 (thûr′mō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. ther·mo·ther·a·pies
Medical therapy involving the application of heat.

thermotherapy

(ˌθɜːməʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med treatment of a bodily structure or part by the application of heat

thermotherapy

thermatology.
See also: Heat
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thermotherapy - the use of heat to treat a disease or disorder; heating pads or hot compresses or hot-water bottles are used to promote circulation in peripheral vascular disease or to relax tense muscles
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"
Translations

thermotherapy

n (Med) → Thermotherapie f (spec), → Wärmebehandlung f
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Patients in the study were divided into either the massage, relaxation or thermotherapy groups for 10 one-hour sessions across 2 weeks.
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