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diathermy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1909 the generation of heat in tissue by electric currents for medical or surgical purposes diathermic adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the application of high-frequency electric currents to produce heat in the deeper tissues of the body. Etymology: G Diathermie f. Gk dia through + thermon heat



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