Definition of phthisiotherapy in US English:

phthisiotherapy

noun

Medicine
rare
  • The treatment of tuberculosis.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The North American Review. From phthisio- + therapy. Compare French phtisiothérapie.

Pronunciation

phthisiotherapy

/ˌ(f)θɪzɪə(ʊ)ˈθɛrəpi/