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mechanotherapy

[mek-uh-noh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌmɛk ə noʊˈθɛr ə pi/
noun
1.
curative treatment by mechanical means.
Origin of mechanotherapy
1885-1890
1885-90; mechano + therapy
Related forms
mechanotherapist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mechanotherapy

mechanotherapy

/ˌmɛkənəʊˈθɛrəpɪ/
noun
1.
the treatment of disorders or injuries by means of mechanical devices, esp devices that provide exercise for bodily parts
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mechanotherapy in Medicine

mechanotherapy mech·a·no·ther·a·py (měk'ə-nō-thěr'ə-pē)
n.
Medical treatment by mechanical methods, such as massage.


mech'a·no·ther'a·pist n.
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