electrotherapy

[ih-lek-troh-ther-uh-pee]
noun
treatment of diseases by means of electricity; electrotherapeutics.

Origin:
1880–85; electro- + therapy

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electrotherapy (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
 
n
treatment in which electric currents are passed through the tissues to stimulate muscle function in paralysed patients
 
electro'therapist
 
n

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electrotherapy e·lec·tro·ther·a·py (ĭ-lěk'trō-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
Medical therapy using electric currents. Also called electrotherapeutics.

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Cranial electrotherapy stimulation may be a safe adjunct to medical treatment for pain relief in migraine patients.
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