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n. (used with a sing. verb)

hy′dro·ther′a·peu′tic adj.


(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with hydrotherapy
ˌhydroˌtheraˈpeutic adj


(ˌhaɪ droʊˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks)

(used with a sing. v.) hydrotherapy.
hy`dro•ther`a•peu′tic, adj.
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The requested interventions shall include, Inter alia: A) the modernization of the existing hotel and hydrotherapeutic facilities, As well as the creation of new ones with modern specifications, (b) restoration of damaged or damaged parts and restoration to their original form of municipal baths, Following traditional methods, (c) the formation of external spaces, The creation of walking paths, Etc.
The major markets for Chloramine-T are the aquaculture industry and hydrotherapeutic markets.
Whereas several historians have devoted considerable attention to the impact of British hill stations (which relied almost exclusively on climatic rather than hydrotherapeutic cures) on the maintenance of British colonialism in the tropics, Jennings is the first historian to devote serious attention to the role played by resorts in French colonialism in the tropics.
By associating the hydrotherapeutic techniques, using spring medicinal water, tap water or the seawater, with the new technologies, a service guided by natural and ancestral rituals (where technique, decoration and the surrounding soundscape are examples of the essential variables of service and inherently meticulously controlled), the rejuvenated spa label adapts and expresses itself through this new vision of health, which is increasingly defined as healthy, vitalising, positivist, global, holistic and symbolic.
These doctors, the author accused, were both lecherous and calculating, even guilty of trying to "cure" their patients through sexual rather than hydrotherapeutic means: "The chief Virtue ascrib'd to the Waters are the following two: They very often cure the Greensickness in Maids, and cause Fruitfulness in marry'd Women, provided they are but properly administered by a young vigorous Physician.
The hydrotherapeutic heated waterfall provides natural soothing massage to the neck and back.
Features: portable spa has a wave love seat, 60 hydrotherapeutic water jets, 14 aroma-infused air jets; company also makes swim spas and spillovers
He went on to develop various hydrotherapeutic regimens incorporating washings, wraps, packs, compresses, and herbal baths, publishing "My Water Cure" in 1886.