- the curing of disease by the internal and external use of water.
Origin of hydropathy
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Examples from the Web for hydropathy
Like poverty, hydropathy makes us acquainted with strange associates.
The votaries of hydropathy are rarely victims of grave malady.
I cannot in the least understand how hydropathy can act as it certainly does on me.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)
Homoeopathy, hydropathy,—the revolutionaries of medicine attracted her.Beauchamp's Career, Complete
I trust he is already at Richmond enjoying the benefit of hydropathy.Wagner as I Knew Him
Ferdinand Christian Wilhelm Praeger
- a pseudoscientific method of treating disease by the use of large quantities of water both internally and externallyAlso called: water cure Compare hydrotherapy
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