balneology


bal·ne·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌbal-nē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of BALNEOLOGY

:  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

bal·ne·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌbal-nē-ˈäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bal·ne·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of BALNEOLOGY

: the science of the therapeutic use of baths

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