Balneologies'

balneology

[bal-nee-ol-uh-jee]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the science dealing with the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing.

Origin:
1880–85; balne- (see balneal) + -o- + -logy

balneologic [bal-nee-uh-loj-ik] , balneological, adjective
balneologist, noun
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balneology (ˌbælnɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of medical science concerned with the therapeutic value of baths, esp those taken with natural mineral waters
 
[C19: from Latin balneum bath]
 
balneological
 
adj
 
balne'ologist
 
n

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