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sitz bath(sĭts, zĭts)
1. A bathtub shaped like a chair in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only the hips and buttocks.
2. A bath taken in such a tub especially for therapeutic reasons.
[Partial translation of German Sitzbad : Sitz, act of sitting (from sitzen, to sit, from Middle High German, from Old High German sizzen; see sed- in Indo-European roots) + Bad, bath.]
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sitz bath(sɪts; zɪts)
(Complementary Medicine) a bath in which the buttocks and hips are immersed in hot water, esp for therapeutic effects, as after perineal or pelvic surgery
[half translation of German Sitzbad, from Sitz seat + Bad bath1]
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sitz′ bath`(sɪts, zɪts)
1. a chairlike bathtub in which the thighs and hips are immersed in warm water.
2. a therapeutic bath so taken.
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|Noun||1.||sitz bath - a bathtub in which your buttocks and hips are immersed as if you were sitting in a chair and you bathe in a sitting position|
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n → Sitzbadewanne f
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