hydropathy vs hydrotherapy what difference

what is difference between hydropathy and hydrotherapy

English

Etymology

From hydro- +‎ -pathy.

Noun

hydropathy (countable and uncountable, plural hydropathies)

  1. The therapeutic use of water, either internally or externally.
    Synonym: hydrotherapy

Related terms

  • hydropath
  • hydropathic

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English

Etymology

hydro- +‎ therapy.

Noun

hydrotherapy (countable and uncountable, plural hydrotherapies)

  1. (alternative medicine) Any of various techniques that use water, either externally or internally, for the treatment of disease and for the soothing of pain.

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