TITLE

thermatology

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2171
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thermatology" is presented. It is the study of heat in the treatment of disease.
ACCESSION #
21248411

 

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