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balneology

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noun bal·ne·ol·o·gy \ˌbal-nē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of balneology

  1. :  the science of the therapeutic use of baths



Origin of balneology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin balneum bath — more at bagnio


First Known Use: circa 1879


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balneology

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noun bal·ne·ol·o·gy \ˌbal-nē-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of balneology

plural bal·ne·ol·o·gies

  1. :  the science of the therapeutic use of baths




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