pelotherapy

The medicinal use of mud baths

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • pelotherapy — Application of peloids, such as mud, peat, or clay, to all or part of the body. SYN: pelopathy. [G. pelos, mud, + therapeia, treatment] * * * pe·lo·ther·a·py (pe″lo therґə pe) [pelo + therapy] the therapeutic use of earth or mud …   Medical dictionary

  • pelotherapy — pelo·therapy …   English syllables

  • pelotherapy —   n. medical treatment by mud baths …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pelotherapy — |pelō, |pēlō+ noun Etymology: pel + therapy : the therapeutic use of mud; specifically : treatment by mud baths …   Useful english dictionary

  • pelopathy — SYN: pelotherapy. [G. pelos, mud, + pathos, suffering] …   Medical dictionary

  • Medicinal clay — German medicinal clay (Luvos Heilerde) consisting of loess, i.e. a mixture of sand, clay, and silt The use of medicinal clay in folk medicine goes back to prehistoric times. The indigenous peoples around the world still use clay widely, which is… …   Wikipedia

  • peloidoterapie — PELOIDOTERAPÍE s.f. (med.) Fangoterapie. [pron. lo i , gen. iei. / et. incertă]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 15.07.2005. Sursa: DN  PELOIDOTERAPÍE s. f. fangoterapie; peloterapie. (după engl. pelotherapy) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

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