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"physiotherapy" in British English

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physiotherapynoun [U]

uk   /ˌfɪz.i.əʊˈθer.ə.pi/  us   /-oʊ-/ UK (UK informal also physio, US usually physical therapy)
the ​treatment of ​musclestiffness, ​pain, and ​injury, ​especially by ​rubbing and ​moving the ​soreparts
(Definition of physiotherapy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"physiotherapy" in American English

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physiotherapynoun [U]

 us   /ˌfɪz·i·oʊˈθer·ə·pi/
physicaltherapy
(Definition of physiotherapy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “physiotherapy”
in Spanish fisioterapia…
in Vietnamese vật lý trị liệu…
in Malaysian fisioterapi…
in Thai กายภาพบำบัด…
in French physiothérapie…
in German die Physiotherapie…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物理疗法,理疗…
in Turkish fizyoterapi, fizik tedavi…
in Russian физиотерапия…
in Indonesian fisioterapi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物理療法,理療…
in Polish rehabilitacja lub terapia ruchowa, fizykoterapia…
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