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hydrotherapy

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

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

Full Definition of HYDROTHERAPY

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

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1876
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hydrotherapy

noun hy·dro·ther·a·py \-ˈther-ə-pē\
plural hy·dro·ther·a·pies

Medical Definition of HYDROTHERAPY

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

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