a chairlike bathtub in which the thighs and hips are immersed in warm water, usually as part of a therapeutic treatment.
the bath so taken.
a bath in which the buttocks and hips are immersed in hot water, esp for therapeutic effects, as after perineal or pelvic surgery
sitz bath (sĭts, zĭts)
A device shaped like a chair in which one bathes in a sitting position, immersing only the hips and buttocks.
A bath taken in such a device especially for therapeutic reasons.
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