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thalassotherapy

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noun tha·las·so·ther·a·py \thə-ˌla-sō-ˈthe-rə-pē\

Definition of thalassotherapy

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

thalassotherapy

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noun tha·las·so·ther·a·py \thə-ˌlas-ō-ˈther-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of thalassotherapy

plural thalassotherapies

  1. :  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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