metallotherapy

metallotherapy
/meuh tal'oh ther"euh pee/, n. Med.
therapy by the use of metals or their salts.
[1875-80; METALLO- + THERAPY]

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  • Metallotherapy — Me*tal lo*ther a*py, n. [L. metallum metal + E. therapy.] (Med.) Treatment of disease by applying metallic plates to the surface of the body. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metallotherapy — /meuh tal oh ther euh pee/, n. Med. therapy by the use of metals or their salts. [1875 80; METALLO + THERAPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • metallotherapy — me·tal·lo·ther·a·py (mə tal″o therґə pe) [metal + therapy] the treatment of disease by applying metals to the skin …   Medical dictionary

  • Perkinism — Per kin*ism, n. (Med.) A remedial treatment, by drawing the pointed extremities of two rods, each of a different metal, over the affected part; tractoration, first employed by Dr. Elisha Perkins of Norwich, Conn. See {Metallotherapy}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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