Metallotherapy
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]

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  • 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

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