Lingism
Lingism Ling"ism (l[i^]ng"[i^]z'm), n. A mode of treating certain diseases, as obesity, by gymnastics; -- proposed by Pehr Henrik Ling, a Swede. See {Kinesiatrics}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lingism — (ˈlɪŋɪz(ə)m) [f. Ling, the name of a Swedish physician + ism.] ‘Ling s mode of treating disease by the use of gymnastics and appropriate movements’ (Syd. Soc. Lex. 1888); kinesitherapy. in Webster Suppl …   Useful english dictionary

  • lingism — Kinesiatrics Kin e*si*at rics, n. [Gr. (?) motion (fr. kinei^n to move) + (?) pertaining to medicine, fr. (?) a physician.] (Med.) A mode of treating disease by appropriate muscular movements; also termed {kinesitherapy}, {kinesipathy}, {lingism} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kinesiatrics — Kin e*si*at rics, n. [Gr. (?) motion (fr. kinei^n to move) + (?) pertaining to medicine, fr. (?) a physician.] (Med.) A mode of treating disease by appropriate muscular movements; also termed {kinesitherapy}, {kinesipathy}, {lingism}, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinesipathy — Kinesiatrics Kin e*si*at rics, n. [Gr. (?) motion (fr. kinei^n to move) + (?) pertaining to medicine, fr. (?) a physician.] (Med.) A mode of treating disease by appropriate muscular movements; also termed {kinesitherapy}, {kinesipathy}, {lingism} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kinesitherapy — Kinesiatrics Kin e*si*at rics, n. [Gr. (?) motion (fr. kinei^n to move) + (?) pertaining to medicine, fr. (?) a physician.] (Med.) A mode of treating disease by appropriate muscular movements; also termed {kinesitherapy}, {kinesipathy}, {lingism} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • movement cure — Kinesiatrics Kin e*si*at rics, n. [Gr. (?) motion (fr. kinei^n to move) + (?) pertaining to medicine, fr. (?) a physician.] (Med.) A mode of treating disease by appropriate muscular movements; also termed {kinesitherapy}, {kinesipathy}, {lingism} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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