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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gal·va·nism /ˈgælvəˌnɪzəm/
 流電,流電學,電療法

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 gal·va·nism /ˈgælvəˌnɪzəm/ 名詞
 伽伐尼電流,流電,直流電療法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gal·va·nism n.  Physics (a) Electricity excited by the mutual action of certain liquids and metals; dynamical electricity. (b) The branch of physical science which treats of dynamical elecricity, or the properties and effects of electrical currents.
 Note:The words galvanism and galvanic, formerly in very general use, are now rarely employed. For the latter, voltaic, from the name of Volta, is commonly used.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 galvanism
      n 1: electricity produced by chemical action
      2: the therapeutic application of electricity to the body [syn:
          electric healing, electrical healing]