Hydropathist Hy*drop"a*thist, n. One who practices hydropathy; a water-cure doctor. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • hydropathist — hydropathy ► NOUN ▪ the treatment of illness through the use of water, either internally or externally. DERIVATIVES hydropathic adjective hydropathist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hydropathist — See hydropathic. * * * …   Universalium

  • hydropathist — n. 1. Water doctor, expert in hydropathy. 2. Believer in hydropathy, practiser of watercure …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hydropathist — hydropˈathist noun A person who practises hydropathy • • • Main Entry: ↑hydro …   Useful english dictionary

  • hy|dro|path — «HY druh path», noun. = hydropathist. (Cf. ↑hydropathist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hydropath — Hy dro*path, n. [Cf. F. hydropathe.] A hydropathist …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water doctor — Wa ter doc tor (Med.) (a) One who professes to be able to divine diseases by inspection of the urine. (b) A physician who treats diseases with water; an hydropathist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charles Darwin's illness — For much of his adult life Charles Darwin s illness repeatedly affected him with an uncommon combination of symptoms, leaving him severely debilitated for long periods of time, incapable of normal life and intellectual production, staying in bed… …   Wikipedia

  • James Manby Gully — Dr James Manby Gully (14 March 1808 ndash; 1883), was a Victorian medical doctor, well known for practising hydrotherapy, or the water cure . Along with his partner James Wilson, he founded a very successful hydropathy (as it was then called)… …   Wikipedia

  • Wilhelm Winternitz — (March 1, 1835, Josefstadt (now a part of Jaroměř, Okres Náchod), Bohemia February 22, 1917, Vienna) was a Czech Austrian Jewish physician and hydropathist.BiographyHe was educated at Vienna and at Prague (M. D. 1857), where he settled and became …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”