Definition of Diathermy machine
1. Noun. A medical instrument for local heating of bodily tissues for medical purposes.
Specialized synonyms: Microwave Diathermy Machine, Shortwave Diathermy Machine
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Literary usage of Diathermy machine
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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"With the development of the newer short wave diathermy machine the older conventional diathermy apparatus largely has been discarded. ..."
2. The Hahnemannian Monthly (1921)
"... high-frequency current, the diathermy machine, physiological effects, elevation of body temperature, medical diathermy, surgical diathermy and cases. ..."
3. A Text-book of Urology in Men, Women and Children, Including Urinary and by Victor Cox Pedersen (1919)
"... in the urethra are connected to one side of the diathermy machine. The other electrode (metallic plate) is placed on the buttocks, penis or perineum. ..."