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electrotherapy

e·lec·tro·ther·a·py / iˌlektrōˈ[unvoicedth]erəpē/ • n. the use of electric currents passed through the body to stimulate nerves and muscles, chiefly in the treatment of various forms of paralysis. DERIVATIVES: e·lec·tro·ther·a·peu·tic / -ˌ[unvoicedth]erəˈpyoōtik/ adj. e·lec·tro·ther·a·pist / -pist/ n.

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electrotherapy

electrotherapy (i-lek-troh-th'e-ră-pi) n. the passage of electric currents through the body's tissues to stimulate the functioning of nerves and the muscles that they supply. See also faradism, galvanism.

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