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Medical Term:

pyretotherapy

Pronunciation: pi're-to-thar'a-pe

Definition:

  1. Obsolete synonym for pyrotherapy.
  2. Treatment of fever.

Synonym(s): artificial fever, induced fever

[pyreto- + G. therapeia, treatment]

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