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pyretotherapy

[pir-i-toh-ther-uh-pee, pahy-ri-] /ˌpɪr ɪ toʊˈθɛr ə pi, ˌpaɪ rɪ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
therapy by raising the body temperature, as by diathermy or by artificially inducing fever.
Origin
< Greek pyretó(s) fever + therapy
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