Aerotherapeutics
Aerotherapeutics A`["e]r*o*ther`a*peu"tics, n. [A["e]ro- + therapeutics.] (Med.) Treatment of disease by the use of air or other gases. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • aerotherapeutics — [er΄ōther′ə pēer΄ō ther΄ə pyo͞ot′iks] n. the treatment of disease by the use of air, esp. by exposing patients to changes in atmospheric pressure: also aerotherapy [er΄ōther′ə pē] …   English World dictionary

  • aerotherapeutics — /air oh ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of therapeutics that deals with the curative use of air or of artificially prepared atmospheres. Also, aerotherapy /air oh ther euh pee/. [AERO + THERAPEUTICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • aerotherapeutics — aero·ther·a·peu·tics .ar ō .ther ə pyüt iks, .er n pl but sing in constr the treatment of disease by varying pressure or composition of air breathed by the patient …   Medical dictionary

  • aerotherapeutics — n. treatment of disease using air or artificially created atmospheres (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aerotherapeutics — aero·ther·a·peu·tics …   English syllables

  • aerotherapeutics — /ˌɛəroʊθɛrəˈpjutɪks/ (say .airrohtheruh pyoohtiks) noun that branch of therapeutics which deals with the curative use of air or of artificially prepared atmospheres. Also, aerotherapy /ˌɛəroʊˈθɛrəpi/ (say .airroh theruhpee) …   Australian English dictionary

  • aerotherapeutics —   n. medical treatment by modifying atmospheric pressure …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • aerotherapeutics — | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: aer + therapeutics : the treatment of disease by varying pressure or composition of air breathed by the patient * * * /air oh ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aerotherapeutics, aerotherapy — Treatment of disease by fresh air, by air of different degrees of pressure or rarity, or by air medicated in various ways …   Medical dictionary

  • aer|o|ther|a|py — «airoh THEHR uh pee», noun. = aerotherapeutics. (Cf. ↑aerotherapeutics) …   Useful english dictionary

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