[krahy-oh-ther-uh-pee] /ˌkraɪ oʊˈθɛr ə pi/
treatment by means of applications of cold.
medical treatment in which all or part of the body is subjected to cold temperatures, as by means of ice packs
cryotherapy cry·o·ther·a·py (krī’ō-thěr’ə-pē)
The local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Also called crymotherapy.
cryotolerant cry·o·tol·er·ant (krī’ō-tŏl’ər-ənt) adj. Able to withstand very low temperatures.
[kruhn-chee-gruh-noh-luh] /ˈkrʌn tʃi grəˈnoʊ lə/ adjective, Slang. 1. characterized by or defining oneself by ecological awareness, liberal political views, and support or use of natural products and health foods.
[kruhn-chee] /ˈkrʌn tʃi/ adjective, crunchier, crunchiest. 1. crisp; brittle. 2. Sometimes, crunchy granola. Informal. health-conscious and environmentally aware: one of those crunchy guys who insists on biking to work. adj. 1892, from crunch + -y (2). Student slang sense of “annoyingly intense about health or environmental issues” is by 1990, short for crunchy granola (considered […]
[kruhnch] /krʌntʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to crush with the teeth; chew with a crushing noise. 2. to crush or grind noisily. 3. to tighten or squeeze financially: The administration’s policy seems to crunch the economy in order to combat inflation. verb (used without object) 4. to chew with a crushing sound. 5. to […]