somatotherapy

noun

so·​ma·​to·​ther·​a·​py ˌsō-mət-ə-ˈther-ə-pē How to pronounce somatotherapy (audio) sō-ˌmat-ə- How to pronounce somatotherapy (audio)
plural somatotherapies
: therapy for psychological problems that uses physiological intervention (as by drugs or surgery) to modify behavior
somatotherapeutic adjective

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“Somatotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatotherapy. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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