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balneology

(băl′nē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The science of baths or bathing, especially the study of the therapeutic use of thermal baths.

balneology

[bal′nē·ol′əjē]
Etymology: L, balneum, bath; Gk, logos, science
a field of medicine that deals with the chemical compositions of various mineral waters and their healing characteristics, especially in baths. balneological, adj.

bal·ne·ol·o·gy

(bal'nē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The science of the therapeutic use of baths.
[L. balneum, bath, + G. logos, study, discourse]

balneology

The study of balneotherapy-medical treatment employing mineral baths. There is grave doubt as to whether balneology can be classified as a science.

balneology (balˈ·nē·ˑ·l·gē),

n the study and practice of therapeutic bathing.
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73) The largest territory of the resort was reserved for balneological patients, indeed more in keeping with a Central European bath than the French Riviera or Miami Beach.
Balneological peat should not contain harmful bacteria and heavy metals (Orru & Orru 2006; Szajdak & Hladon 2009).
recent years, there is an increase in the number of published articles of the studies carried out by various disciplines and centers evaluating the mechanisms of action of balneological agents and treatments.
The results show that the strength of hands and flexibility of fingers improved and pain decreased in patients treated with balneological peat (Orru et al.
Balneological opportunities make it possible to consider this territory as a base for healing the inhabitants of the country and a place for the attraction of fans of mountain tourism and mountaineering practically from all over the world, "Oleg Belaventsev noted in his opening remarks.
We have collected data on the characteristics of traditional and modern balneological and spa therapy forms in Turkey that are widely used in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.
Serbia has long balneological tradition, but it needs educated specialists in balneoclimatology who will confirm the healing properties of natural factors with help from ISMH experts, and persuade relevant institutions in the State that balneoclimatology has significant place in the treatment of patients and that it should be applied as much as possible.
Request for quotations: Implementation Of The Research Work Assessment Of Climatic And Balneological Potential Therapeutic Areas Maiminsky District Of The Altai Republic For The Recognition Of The Resort Of Regional Significance
Main purpose of the lecture is to present proposition of 23 balneological definitions in English, which were discussed in international experts group and given under discussion to forward action on homogeneous writing.
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I think that balneological ethics, of medical ethics is a part and as such should relate primarily to the medical issues, considering the value of patient health, as particularly protected.
Based on a very exact and rational classification of mineral waters by Quentin accepted in the balneological practice of the country, a unique categorization of the healing waters was performed in spa resorts, or rehabilitation centers in which they are now used for the purpose of balneotherapy.