Definition of modality
3 : one of the main avenues of sensation (such as vision)
4 : a usually physical therapeutic agency
Recent Examples of modality from the Web
The practitioner should be a veterinarian trained in those modalities, or someone who works under the supervision of a veterinarian.
The third modality addressed in Caleb’s treatment at the Sensory Learning Center is the vestibular.
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First Known Use of modality
Medical Definition of modality
1: one of the main avenues of sensation (as vision)
2a: a usually physical therapeutic agencyb: an apparatus for applying a modality
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