pyretotherapy

pyretotherapy

[pir-i-toh-ther-uh-pee, pahy-ri-]
noun Medicine/Medical.
therapy by raising the body temperature, as by diathermy or by artificially inducing fever.

Origin:
< Greek pyretó(s) fever + therapy

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pyretotherapy
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pyretology
Next Definition: pyrex
Words Near: pyretotherapy
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pyretotherapy
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pyretotherapy
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature