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diathermy

(Encyclopedia) diathermy dī´əthûr˝mē [key], therapeutic measure used in medicine to generate heat in the body tissues. Electrodes and other instruments are used to transmit electric current to surface ...

physical therapy

(Encyclopedia) physical therapy or physiotherapy, treatment of disorders of the muscles, bones, or joints by means of physical agents—heat, light, water, manual and electronic massage, and exercise. ...

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