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hydropathy

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noun hy·drop·a·thy \hī-ˈdrä-pə-thē\

Definition of hydropathy

  1. :  a method of treating disease by copious and frequent use of water both externally and internally — compare hydrotherapy

hy·dro·path·ic play \ˌhī-drə-ˈpa-thik\ adjective


Origin of hydropathy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1843


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hydropathy

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noun hy·drop·a·thy \hī-ˈdräp-ə-thē\

Medical Definition of hydropathy

plural hy·drop·a·thies

  1. :  a method of treating disease by copious and frequent use of water both externally and internally—compare hydrotherapy

  2. hy·dro·path·ic \ˌhī-drə-ˈpath-ik\play adjective
    hy·dro·path·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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