Xylotherapy etymology


English word xylotherapy comes from a combination of English xylo- (wood, ultimately of Greek origin) and therapy (healing, also of Greek origin)

Etymology of xylotherapy

Detailed word origin of xylotherapy

Dictionary entry Language Definition
therapy English (en) (intransitive, rare) To undergo a therapy.. (transitive, rare) To treat with a therapy. Attempted remediation of a health problem following a diagnosis, usually synonymous with treatment.. Healing power or quality.. Specifically, psychotherapy.
xylo- English (en) Wood.
xylotherapy English (en) (medicine, historical) A treatment of disease by applying wood to the surface of the body.

Words with the same origin as xylotherapy

Descendants of xylo-

xylocaine xylophone