radiothermy

radiothermy

[rey-dee-oh-thur-mee]
noun Medicine/Medical.
therapy that utilizes the heat from a shortwave radio apparatus or diathermy machine.

Origin:
radio- + -thermy

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radiothermy (ˈreɪdɪəʊˌθɜːmɪ)
 
n
med the treatment of disease by means of heat generated by electromagnetic radiation

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radiothermy ra·di·o·ther·my (rā'dē-ō-thûr'mē)
n.
Diathermy using heat from radiant sources.

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