therap-, -therapeutic[s], -therapeutically, -therapy, -therapies, -therapist

(Greek: heal, cure; treatment; service done to the sick, [a waiting on])

actinotherapy
1. The treatment of a disease with ultraviolet or actinic rays.
2. Treatment of a disease with rays of light; especially actinic or photochemically active rays, X-rays, radium, and other radio-chemicals.
actinotherapy, actinotherapeutics
1. Treatment of disease by means of light rays.
2. In dermatology, ultraviolet light therapy.
aerohydrotherapy
1. The use of air and water, at varying temperatures, to treat disorders of the bodily limbs.
2. The treatment of disease with the application, at different temperatures and by different methods, of both air and water.
aeroionotherapy
Treatment of respiratory conditions by the inhalation of air with altered electrical charges.
aeropiesotherapy
Treatment of a disease or an illness with compressed (or rarefied) air.
aerotherapy, aerotherapeutics
Treatment of disease by fresh air, by air of different degrees of pressure or rarity, or by air medicated in various ways.
aerothermotherapy
1. Treatment with currents of hot air.
2. Therapeutic use of warmed air currents conveyed over the surface of the body.
alimentotherapy
Treatment with systematic feeding; dietetic treatment.
alkalitherapy, alkalotherapy
1. The administration of large amounts of alkali in the treatment of peptic ulcers and hyperchlorhydria.
2. Therapeutic use of alkali for local or systemic effect.
ammotherapy
Considered an obsolete term for the treatment of an ailment with sand baths.
ampelotherapy
The medicinal use of substances made from grapes.
anatherapeusis
Treatment by increasing doses.
androgenotherapy
Treatment with androgenic hormones, such as testosterone.
anthracotherapy
apiotherapy
The treatment of an ailment with bee venom.
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