hydriatic

hy·dri·at·ric

, hydriatic (hī'drē-at'rik, -at'ik),
Relating to an obsolete use of water to treat or cure disease.
Synonym(s): hydrotherapeutic
[hydr- + G. iatrikos, relating to medicine]

hydriatic

adjective
(1) Referring to water;
(2) Referring to water therapy or hydrotherapy.
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22) See MAINES, supra note 12, at 11 (noting the invention is less fatiguing and required less skill than manual massage, less expensive than hydriatic or steam-powered technologies, and more reliable, portable, and decentralizing than other physical therapies).