Meaning of pyretotherapy

pyr•e•to•ther•a•py

Pronunciation: (pir"i-tō-ther'u-pē, pī"ri-), [key]
— n. Med.
  1. therapy by raising the body temperature, as by diathermy or by artificially inducing fever.
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