noun Date: 1876 the application of a faradic current of electricity (as for therapeutic purposes)

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  • Faradism — Far a*dism, Faradization Far a*di*za tion, n. (Med.) The treatment with faradic or induced currents of electricity for remedial purposes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faradism — far·a·dism (fărʹə dĭz əm) n. Faradization. * * * …   Universalium

  • faradism — Faradic (induction) electricity. surging f. a current of gradually increasing and decreasing amplitude obtained by interposing a rhythmic resistance to the alternating current produced by the induction coil. * * * far·a·dism far ə .diz əm n the… …   Medical dictionary

  • faradism — n. electrical induction, electromagnetism; medical use of faradic electrical currents …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faradism — far·a·dism …   English syllables

  • faradism — n. the use of induced rapidly alternating electric currents to stimulate nerve and muscle activity. See also: electrotherapy …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • faradism — /ˈfærədɪzəm/ (say faruhdizuhm) noun 1. induced electricity. 2. Medicine its application for therapeutic purposes …   Australian English dictionary

  • faradism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Фарадизм (Faradism) — применение индуктированных быстро чередующихся электрических токов для стимуляции нервной и мышечной активности. См. также Электротерапия. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • surging faradism — a faradic current of gradually increasing and decreasing amplitude; obtained by introducing a rhythmically varying series resistance into the circuit …   Medical dictionary

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