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n. pl. hy·drop·a·thies
Internal and external use of water as a therapeutic treatment for all forms of disease.

hy′dro·path′ic (hī′drə-păth′ĭk), hy′dro·path′i·cal adj.
hy·drop′a·thist, hy′dro·path′ n.
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But Gully himself was in poor health, and another hydropath had to be found in the shape of Dr James Smith Ayerst.
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