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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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