Definition of thalassotherapy in English:


Line breaks: thal¦as¦so|ther¦apy
Pronunciation: /θəˌlasəʊˈθɛrəpi


[mass noun]
  • The use of seawater in cosmetic and health treatment.
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    • He later swore by thalassotherapy - seawater therapy - to heal ills.
    • Pure water is the key to thalassotherapy, a seawater treatment.
    • Facilities such as thalassotherapy and spa treatments will not feature at the revamped Limerick hotel, despite underpinning much of the marketing success of the Inchydoney hotel.


late 19th century: from Greek thalassa 'sea' + therapy.

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