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thalassotherapy

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  • noun Treatment of disease by sea-bathing, a residence at the seashore, or a sea voyage.

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  • noun medicine The therapeutic use of sea water.

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From thalasso- +‎ therapy.

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  • Valued by men for the scrotum-tightening property first revealed to the world by the author of Ulysses, who, incidentally described the colour of the sea as "snot-green". The Cornish artist Alfred Wallace was similarly irreverent. Visited one day in his house in St Ives by, I think, Ben Nicholson, Wallace said he was painting the sea. How? asked a puzzled Nicholson. Wallace simply pointed to the glass of sea water alongside his easel.

    May 14, 2013