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1. therapy

noun. ['ˈθɛrəpi'] (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.).

Synonyms

  • iontophoresis
  • refrigeration
  • physical therapy
  • herbal therapy
  • radiotherapy
  • EMDA
  • medication
  • phytotherapy
  • medical care
  • actinotherapy
  • medical aid
  • radiation
  • thrombolytic therapy
  • electrical healing
  • infrared therapy
  • electric healing
  • inflation therapy
  • psychotherapy
  • occupational therapy
  • correction
  • hormone-replacement therapy
  • shock therapy
  • chemotherapy
  • botanical medicine
  • aromatherapy
  • megavitamin therapy
  • galvanism
  • radiation therapy
  • iontotherapy
  • ionic medication
  • physiotherapy
  • immunotherapy
  • HRT
  • heliotherapy
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • shock treatment
  • electromotive drug administration
  • speech therapy
  • irradiation
  • electrotherapy
  • insolation
  • thermotherapy

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug
  • homeopathy

Etymology

  • θεραπεία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • θεραπεύω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Electroconvulsive Therapy

  • immunotherapy
  • hydrotherapy
  • psychotherapy
  • chemotherapy

Example sentences of the word electroconvulsive-therapy


1. Noun Phrase
Psychiatrists can use a variety of treatments, including psychotherapy, medications and physical treatments such as electroconvulsive therapy.

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