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pe·lo·ther·a·py

(pē'lō-thār'ă-pē),
Application of peloids (for example, mud, peat, or clay) to all or part of the body.
Synonym(s): pelopathy
[G. pēlos, mud, + therapeia, treatment]

pelotherapy

[pē′lōther′əpē]
the treatment of certain conditions with baths or packs of mud, peat, or earth on part or all of the body surface.

pelotherapy

(pĕ″lō-thĕr′ă-pē) [Gr. pelos, mud, + therapeia, treatment]
The therapeutic use of mud, peat, moss, or clay applied to all or part of the body.
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I floated in the Dead Sea and indulged in a little pelotherapy -- the ancient stress-reducing ritual of covering the body with warm, healing mud.
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