Definitions for balneologyˌbæl niˈɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bal•ne•ol•o•gyˌbæl niˈɒl ə dʒi(n.)

  1. the study of the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of balneology:

1880–85; < L balneum bath

Wiktionary

  1. balneology(Noun)

    The study of baths and bathing, especially therapeutic bathing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balneology(noun)

    a treatise on baths; the science of bathing

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Balneology

    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).

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