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

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

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.
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.
Treatment of respiratory conditions by the inhalation of air with altered electrical charges.
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.
1. Treatment with currents of hot air.
2. Therapeutic use of warmed air currents conveyed over the surface of the body.
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.
Considered an obsolete term for the treatment of an ailment with sand baths.
The medicinal use of substances made from grapes.
Treatment by increasing doses.
Treatment with androgenic hormones, such as testosterone.
The treatment of an ailment with bee venom.
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