Definition of Balneology

1. n. A treatise on baths; the science of bathing.



Definition of Balneology

1. Noun. The study of baths and bathing, especially therapeutic bathing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balneology

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Medical Definition of Balneology

1. A treatise on baths; the science of bathing. Origin: L. Balneum bath. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Balneology

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1. Beverages and Their Adulteration: Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural by Harvey Washington Wiley (1919)
"balneology.—The use of baths as a remedial agent (balneology) is rapidly assuming the position of an exact science. When it is possible to get away from the ..."

2. The Mineral Waters of the United States and Their Therapeutic Uses: With an by James King Crook (1899)
"balneology (Lat. balneum, a bath) is the science of baths and bathing, and balneo-therapeutics, though often used in a wider sense, is properly restricted ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"A CHAIR OF balneology.—The University of Vienna has admitted balneology as one of the recognized subjects of instruction, and has made Dr. Ciar, of Graz, ..."

4. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1876)
"In their present ignorance of its principles, medical men are apt to regard balneology as something external to medicine, and to look on the use of mineral ..."

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