- the science dealing with the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing.
Origin of balneology
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Balneology, bal-ne-ol′o-ji, n. the scientific study of bathing and of mineral springs.
- the branch of medical science concerned with the therapeutic value of baths, esp those taken with natural mineral waters
Word Origin for balneology
C19: from Latin balneum bath
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