Etymology

1. diathermy

noun. ['ˈdaɪəˌθɝːmi'] a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents.

Etymology

  • -thermy (English)
  • dia- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Diathermy

  • taxidermy

Example sentences of the word diathermy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Examples of deep heat therapies include shortwave and microwave diathermy and ultrasound.

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