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

Medical Definition of somatotherapy

: therapy for psychological problems that uses physiological intervention (as by drugs or surgery) to modify behavior

Other Words from somatotherapy

somatotherapeutic \ -​ˌther-​ə-​ˈpyüt-​ik How to pronounce somatotherapeutic (audio) \ adjective

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“Somatotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatotherapy. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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