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. 2011.

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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

  • aerotherapy — aero·ther·a·py .ar ō ther ə pē, .er n, pl pies AEROTHERAPEUTICS …   Medical dictionary

  • 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 — | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ 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

  • aerotherapy — | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷| noun ( es) Etymology: aer + therapy : aerotherapeutics …   Useful english dictionary

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