cryotherapy

[krahy-oh-ther-uh-pee]
noun Medicine/Medical.
treatment by means of applications of cold.


Origin:
1925–30; cryo- + therapy

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cryotherapy or crymotherapy (ˌkraɪəʊˈθɛrəpɪ, ˌkraɪməʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
 
n
medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs
 
crymotherapy or crymotherapy
 
n

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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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Laser treatment may be more effective than cryotherapy and may have fewer side effects.
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