Treatment of disease by an oil given internally or applied externally. SYN: eleotherapy. [oleo- + G. therapeia, therapy]

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oleo·ther·a·py (o″le-o-therґə-pe) [oleo- + therapy] treatment with oil, particularly treatment by the injection of oil.

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  • eleotherapy — SYN: oleotherapy. [G. elaion, oil] * * * el·eo·ther·a·py (el″e o therґə pe) [eleo + therapy] oleotherapy …   Medical dictionary

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