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cryotherapy

[krahy-oh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
treatment by means of applications of cold.
Also, crymotherapy.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; cryo- + therapy
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  • Laser treatment may be more effective than cryotherapy and may have fewer side effects.
British Dictionary definitions for cryotherapy

cryotherapy

/ˌkraɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
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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cryotherapy in Medicine

cryotherapy cry·o·ther·a·py (krī'ō-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Also called crymotherapy.

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