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sitz bath


sitz bath

noun \ˈsits-\

Definition of SITZ BATH

1
:  a tub in which one bathes in a sitting posture
2
:  a bath in which the hips and buttocks are immersed in hot water for the therapeutic effect of moist heat in the perineal and anal regions
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