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hy·dro·ther·a·py

 (hī′drə-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. hy·dro·thera·pies
The use of water to treat pain and the symptoms of disease, as in the use of compresses, baths, and whirlpools.

hydrotherapy

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) med the treatment of certain diseases by the external use of water, esp by exercising in water in order to mobilize stiff joints or strengthen weakened muscles. Also called: water cure Compare hydropathy
hydrotherapic adj
ˌhydroˈtherapist n

hy•dro•ther•a•py

(ˌhaɪ drəˈθɛr ə pi)

n.
the use of water in the treatment of disease or injury, as with soothing baths for wounds or heated pools for stiffened joints.
[1875–80]
hy`dro•ther′a•pist, n.

hydrotherapy

the treatment of diseases through the use of water, whether internal or external, as whirlpool baths, compresses, or drinking mineral waters. Also hydrotherapeutics. — hydrotherapist, n.hydrotherapeutic, hydrotherapeutical, adj.
See also: Bathing
the treatment of disorders by the use of water externally, especially in the form of exercises in a pool, etc. — hydrotherapist, n.hydrotherapeutic, adj.
See also: Water

hydrotherapy

The use of water to heal. A variety of techniques are used, including balneology, thalassotherapy and thermalism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrotherapy - the internal and external use of water in the treatment of disease
treatment, intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Translations

hydrotherapy

[ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθerəpɪ] Nhidroterapia f

hydrotherapy

[ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɛrəpi] nhydrothérapie fhydrotherapy pool nbassin m d'hydrothérapie

hy·dro·ther·a·py

n. hidroterapia, uso terapéutico del agua con aplicaciones externas en el tratamiento de enfermedades.

hydrotherapy

n hidroterapia, método curativo por medio del agua; colon — hidroterapia de colon
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