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hydrotherapy

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noun hy·dro·ther·a·py \ˌhī-drə-ˈther-ə-pē\

Simple Definition of hydrotherapy

  • : the use of water in the treatment of disease or injury

Full Definition of hydrotherapy

  1. :  the therapeutic use of water (as in a whirlpool bath) — compare hydropathy

Origin of hydrotherapy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1876


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hydrotherapy

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noun hy·dro·ther·a·py \-ˈther-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of hydrotherapy

plural hy·dro·ther·a·pies

  1. :  the therapeutic use of water (as in a whirlpool bath)—compare hydropathy




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