sitz bathsitz bath
- 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