electrotherapy vs galvanism what difference

what is difference between electrotherapy and galvanism

English

Etymology

electro- +‎ therapy

Noun

electrotherapy (plural electrotherapies)

  1. The use of electrical energy as a medical treatment.

Coordinate terms

  • electroanesthesia

Derived terms

  • electrotherapist
  • electrotherapeutic

Translations

Further reading

  • Electroconvulsive_therapy on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


English

Etymology

From French galvanisme, after physiologist Luigi Alyisio Galvani (1737–1798) + -isme.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡælvəˌnɪzəm/

Noun

galvanism (usually uncountable, plural galvanisms)

  1. The chemical generation of electricity.
  2. The therapeutic use of electricity.
    • 1892, Journal of electrotherapeutics: Volume 10
      Erb and Remak in Germany, Beard and Rockwell and Althans in America, have used it with advantage, in the forms of galvanisms and faradisms, in the treatment of joint troubles.

Translations

See also

  • galvanic
  • galvanical
  • galvanically

References

  • OED2

Romanian

Etymology

From French galvanisme

Noun

galvanism n (uncountable)

  1. galvanism

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