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Descriptor English:   Cryotherapy 
Descriptor Spanish:   Crioterapia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Crioterapia 
Synonyms English:   Cold Therapies
Cold Therapy
Therapies, Cold
Therapy, Cold  
Tree Number:   E02.258
Definition English:   A form of therapy consisting in the local or general use of cold. The selective destruction of tissue by extreme cold or freezing is CRYOSURGERY. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) 
See Related English:   Hypothermia, Induced
History Note English:   94; was see CRYOSURGERY 1984-93 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   31536 
Unique Identifier:   D017679 

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