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Balneology MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Balneology
Tree Number(s)
E02.056
Unique ID
D001452
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001452
Annotation
differentiate from HYDROTHERAPY where emphasis is on plain water (not natural mineral water; see note there); coordinate with MINERAL WATERS as appropriate
Scope Note
Therapy by various hot or warm baths in natural mineral waters, spas, or "cures". It includes not only bathing in, but also drinking the waters, but it does not include whirlpool baths (HYDROTHERAPY).
Entry Version
BALNEOL
Entry Term(s)
Balneotherapy
NLM Classification #
WB 525
See Also
Aquatic Therapy
Health Resorts
Mineral Waters
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Balneology Preferred
Balneotherapy Narrower
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