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needle bath

needle bath in Medicine

needle bath n.
Water projected against the body in very fine sprays from many jets.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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  • At one end of the shampooing room is a chamber containing the cold plunge bath and needle bath.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • The needle bath is best left exposed, but it may be enclosed in a metal shield if desired.

    The Turkish Bath Robert Owen Allsop
  • Additions are sometimes made to this arrangement, wherein the side spray or needle bath is provided.

    Convenient Houses Louis Henry Gibson

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