balneology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin balneum bath — more at bagnio Date: circa 1879 the science of the therapeutic use of baths

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  • Balneology — Bal ne*ol o*gy, n. [L. balneum bath + logy.] A treatise on baths; the science of bathing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balneology — [bal΄nē äl′ə jē] n. [< L balneum, bath < Gr balaneion (for IE base see BALL2) + LOGY] the study of the therapeutic use of various sorts of bathing, as in mineral springs, etc …   English World dictionary

  • balneology — balneologija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kurortologijos šaka, tirianti mineralinius vandenis, jų fizines ir chemines savybes, naudojimą ligų profilaktikai ir gydymui. atitikmenys: angl. balneology vok. Balneologie, f;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • balneology — balneologija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Mokslas apie vandens, mineralinių šaltinių, jūros vandens, klimato ir saulės spindulių gydomąjį veikimą. Yra 3 balneologijos kryptys: balneotechnika, balneoterapija, balneografija …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • balneology — balneologic /bal nee euh loj ik/, balneological, adj. balneologist, n. /bal nee ol euh jee/, n. Med. the science dealing with the therapeutic effects of baths and bathing. [1880 85; balne (see BALNEAL) + O + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • balneology — noun The study of baths and bathing, especially therapeutic bathing …   Wiktionary

  • balneology — bal·ne·ol·o·gy .bal nē äl ə jē n, pl gies the science of the therapeutic use of baths …   Medical dictionary

  • balneology — the science of the therapeutic use of baths Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • balneology — bal·ne·ol·o·gy || ‚bælnɪ É’lÉ™dʒɪ n. treatment by baths, science of treatment by baths, study of therapeutic use of mineral baths, form of hydrotherapy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • balneology — [ˌbalnɪ ɒlədʒi] noun 1》 the study of medicinal springs and the therapeutic effects of bathing in them. 2》 another term for balneotherapy. Derivatives balneological adjective balneologist noun Origin C19: from L. balneum bath + logy …   English new terms dictionary

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