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as·per·sion

(as-per'zhŭn),
A form of hydrotherapy in which water of a given temperature is sprinkled on the body.
[L. aspersio, a sprinkling]

aspersion

(1) An obsolete term for hydrotherapy administered at a certain temperature, or sprinking warm water on the head of the person being treated.
(2) An attack on the integrity of a person or thing.

aspersion

(ă-spĕr′zhŏn) [L. aspersio, sprinkling]
In hydrotherapy, sprinkling an affected part with water.
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