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electrotherapy

[ih-lek-troh-ther-uh-pee] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈθɛr ə pi/
noun
1.
treatment of diseases by means of electricity; electrotherapeutics.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; electro- + therapy
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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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electrotherapy

/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
treatment in which electric currents are passed through the tissues to stimulate muscle function in paralysed patients
Derived Forms
electrotherapist, noun
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electrotherapy in Medicine

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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