a method of treatment that attempts to cure all illnesses by the use of water, including saunas, enemas, the consumption of mineral water, and various forms of hydrotherapy (sense )
Origin of hydropathyhydro- + -pathy
Internal and external use of water as a therapeutic treatment for all forms of disease.
- hy′dro·path′ic hy′dro·path′i·cal
- hy·drop′a·thist hy′dro·path′
hydro- + -pathy