Definition of pneumotherapy in English:

pneumotherapy

noun

Medicine
rare
  • 1Treatment by the inhalation of a gas (either for its own effects or as a vehicle for other medicinal agents).

  • 2Treatment involving the introduction of air into a body cavity; especially artificial pneumothorax or pneumoperitoneum.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. After French pneumothérapie; compare German Pneumotherapie.