Definition of Electrotherapy

1. Noun. The therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis).




Definition of Electrotherapy

1. Noun. the use of electrical energy as a medical treatment ¹

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Definition of Electrotherapy

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Medical Definition of Electrotherapy

1. The use of electricity in the treatment of disease. (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrotherapy

electrosurgery
electrosurgical
electrosyntheses
electrosynthesis
electrotaxis
electrotechnical
electrotechnology
electrotelegraphic
electrotelegraphy
electrothanasia
electrotherapeutic
electrotherapeutic sleep therapy
electrotherapeutics
electrotherapies
electrotherapist
electrotherapy (current term)
electrotherm
electrothermal
electrothermally
electrothermancy
electrothermic
electrothermy
electrotint
electrotints
electrotome
electrotomy
electrotonic
electrotonic junction
electrotonic synapse
electrotonically

Literary usage of Electrotherapy

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1. Gynecological Operations: Including Non-operative Treatment and Minor Gynecology by Henri Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann, Douglas William Sibbald (1913)
"electrotherapy.1 Electricity has many and varied uses in gynecology. It would be wrong to imagine that electrotherapy is of as great a magnitude as the ..."

2. Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Preventive Medicine by G. Koehler, Bernard Fantus, William Augustus Evans (1921)
"Yet it is the experience of every worker in electrotherapy that the static ... It is also known to workers in electrotherapy that every case of sciatica ..."

3. Infections of the Hand: A Guide to the Surgical Treatment of Acute and by Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"electrotherapy is available in several forms. The use of the arc light and of clusters of incandescent bulbs has been mentioned as a ..."

4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by William Murrell (1896)
"[electrotherapy Electricity, in various forms, is now a remedial agent of great value, especially in connection with neuropathology. ..."

5. Materia Medica and Therapeutics: A Text-book for Nurses by Linette Althana Parker (1921)
"electrotherapy. electrotherapy is the use of electricity as a therapeutic agent. The action of electricity when applied to living tissues is to cause ..."

6. Surgical After-treatment: A Manual of the Conduct of Surgical Convalescence by Le Roi Goddard Crandon, Albert Ehrenfried (1912)
"In 1758 Benjamin Franklin introduced electrotherapy into America,2 treating a number of paralytics without much success. Another well-known layman who was ..."

7. A System of Physiologic Therapeutics: A Practical Exposition of the Methods by Solomon Solis-Cohen (1901)
"While a treatise on electrotherapy should embrace all applications of the electric current, in whatsoever form, ..."

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