[ bal-nee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌbæl niˈɒl ə dʒi /
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the science dealing with the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM balneologybal·ne·o·log·ic [bal-nee-uh-loj-ik], /ˌbæl ni əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, bal·ne·o·log·i·cal, adjectivebal·ne·ol·o·gist, noun
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Balneology, bal-ne-ol′o-ji, n. the scientific study of bathing and of mineral springs.
British Dictionary definitions for balneology
/ (ˌbælnɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /
the branch of medical science concerned with the therapeutic value of baths, esp those taken with natural mineral waters
Derived forms of balneologybalneological (ˌbælnɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivebalneologist, noun
Word Origin for balneology
C19: from Latin balneum bath
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