thalassotherapy


tha·las·so·ther·a·py

noun \thə-ˌla-sō-ˈthe-rə-pē\

Definition of THALASSOTHERAPY

:  exposure to seawater (as in a hot tub) or application of sea products (as seaweed) to the body for health or beauty benefits

Origin of THALASSOTHERAPY

Greek thalassa + English therapy
First Known Use: 1899

tha·las·so·ther·a·py

noun \thə-ˌlas-ō-ˈther-ə-pē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural tha·las·so·ther·a·pies

Medical Definition of THALASSOTHERAPY

: exposure to seawater (as in a hot tub) or application of sea products (as seaweed or sea salt) to the body for health or beauty benefits

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