balneology

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bal·ne·ol·o·gy

 (băl′nē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The science of baths or bathing, especially the study of the therapeutic use of thermal baths.

[Latin balneum, bath; see bagnio + -logy.]

balneology

(ˌbælnɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) the branch of medical science concerned with the therapeutic value of baths, esp those taken with natural mineral waters
[C19]
balneological adj
ˌbalneˈologist n

bal•ne•ol•o•gy

(ˌbæl niˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing.
[1880–85; < Latin balneum bath]

balneology

the study of the therapeutic uses of various types of bathing; hydrotherapy. — balneologist, n. — balneologic, balneological, adj.
See also: Bathing

balneology

A hydrotherapy treatment, this is the therapeutic use of natural spring waters or mineral waters.
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The method was presented in textbooks for students and doctors and was included in the courses for the advanced training of physiotherapists and balneologists.