The study of baths and bathing, especially therapeutic bathing.
a treatise on baths; the science of bathing
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bal-ne-ol′o-ji, n. the scientific study of bathing and of mineral springs. [L. balneum, bath.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Therapy by various hot or warm baths in natural mineral waters, spas, or "cures". It includes not only bathing in, but also drinking the waters, but it does not include whirlpool baths (HYDROTHERAPY).
The numerical value of balneology in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of balneology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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