sitz bath[sits, zits]
- a bath in which only the hips and buttocks are immersed, usually for therapy
- a tub or basin used for such a bath
Origin of sitz bathpartial translated, translation of German sitzbad ; from sitz, a seat, sitting (; from sitzen, sit) + bad, bath
- A bathtub shaped like a chair in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only the hips and buttocks.
- A bath taken in such a tub especially for therapeutic reasons.
Origin of sitz bathPartial translation of German Sitzbad : Sitz, act of sitting (from sitzen, to sit, from Middle High German, from Old High German sizzen; see sed- in Indo-European roots) + Bad, bath.