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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. hydrotherapy.
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Origin of hydrotherapeutics

First recorded in 1835–45; hydro-1 + therapeutics
Related formshy·dro·ther·a·peu·tic, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • But the remedy no longer healed, and hydrotherapeutics, which had saved Augustus, did not prevent Marullus from dying.

    Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5


British Dictionary definitions for hydrotherapeutics


  1. (functioning as singular) the branch of medical science concerned with hydrotherapy
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Derived Formshydrotherapeutic, adjective
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