What is another word for galvanism?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈalvənˌɪzəm] (IPA)

Galvanism refers to the therapeutic use of electric currents to treat a variety of medical conditions. Synonyms for galvanism include electrotherapy, electric therapy, and electrical stimulation. Electrotherapy has been used for centuries to treat muscular pain, stimulate circulation, and promote wound healing. It can also be used to improve muscle strength and range of motion, reduce inflammation, and decrease nerve pain. Electrical stimulation can be applied using a variety of devices, including electrodes, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) units, and magnetic stimulation devices. It is an effective and safe alternative to traditional pain management techniques and can provide long-term relief from chronic pain.

What are the hypernyms for Galvanism?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Galvanism?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for galvanism (as nouns)

Usage examples for Galvanism

So when, sooner than she had expected, she caught the sound of the first breath of indisputable sleep, she rose and slipped away quietly, and as she lay down again to rest again asked herself the question: Was it the galvanism that had done it?
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
The black specks are buoys, called circuit-closers, because they contain a delicate contrivance-a compound of mechanism and galvanism-which, when the buoys are bumped, close the electric circuit and cause the mine to explode.
"In the Track of the Troops"
R.M. Ballantyne
In the first place, guided by what we know of the relative effects of galvanism and induced electricity, we must decide which of these two currents to use, and if both, in which order.
"The Electric Bath"
George M. Schweig

Related words: battery, electric current, electric shock, electricity

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