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hydropathy


hydropathy

noun hy·drop·a·thy \hī-ˈdräp-ə-thē\
plural hy·drop·a·thies

Definition of HYDROPATHY

:  a method of treating disease by copious and frequent use of water both externally and internally—compare hydrotherapy
hy·dro·path·ic \ˌhī-drə-ˈpath-ik\ adjective
hy·dro·path·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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