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Pronunciation: mi'kro-ki-mat'o-thar-a-pe

Definition: Treatment with high frequency radiations of 3,000,000,000 Hz (3000 MHz), at a wavelength of 10 cm.

Synonym(s): microwave therapy

[micro- + G. kyma, a wave, + therapeia, treatment]

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