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Meaning of DIATHERMY

Pronunciation:  'dIu`thurmee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents
 

DIATHERMY is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: modality

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The use of heat to destroy abnormal cells. Also called cauterization or electrodiathermy.
 

 

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