See also: physio-

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Etymology edit

Clippings. Ultimately from Ancient Greek φύσις (phúsis, nature).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪzɪəʊ/
  • (file)

Noun edit

physio (countable and uncountable, plural physios)

  1. (colloquial, countable) Clipping of physiotherapist.
    • 1988, E[dward] J[ames] Moran Campbell, Not Always on the Level, [London]: British Medical Journal, →ISBN, page 194:
      I remembered her offer, however, and eight years later during a prolonged attack I put myself into the hands of Jenny, a wiry, little Indian physio whose manipulations and exercises returned my neck to its normal state.
  2. (colloquial, uncountable) Clipping of physiotherapy.
  3. (colloquial, uncountable) Clipping of physiology.
    I have my physio lab at 8:00am.

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