thermotherapy etymology

English word thermotherapy comes from English therapy, English thermo- (Heat.)

Detailed word origin of thermotherapy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
therapy English (eng) (intransitive, rare) To undergo a therapy.. (transitive, rare) To treat with a therapy. Attempted remediation of a health problem following a diagnosis, usually synonymous with treatment.. Healing power or quality.. Specifically, psychotherapy.
thermo- English (eng) Heat.
thermotherapy English (eng) (medicine) The use of heat to treat disease.

Words with the same origin as thermotherapy

Descendants of thermo-
thermoanalytical thermobalance thermodependency thermodiffractogram thermodynamic thermoecology thermogenesis thermohardening thermokinetics thermomagnetism thermomagnonic thermomechanics thermomould thermonuclear thermophone thermophotovoltaic thermoratchet thermoresponsive thermoscopic thermosensation thermostat thermotaxis thermotype thermovinification