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Definition of osteopathy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

osteopathy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɒstiˈɒpəθi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːstiˈɑːpəθi//
 
[uncountable] Complementary medicine, Conventional medicine
 
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the treatment of some diseases and physical problems by pressing and moving the bones and muscles See related entries: Complementary medicine, Conventional medicine Wordfinderchemotherapy, cure, disease, drug, injection, medication, osteopathy, palliative, physiotherapy, radiotherapy
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