Definition of complementary medicine noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


complementary medicine

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[uncountable] Complementary medicine
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medical treatment that is not part of the usual scientific treatment used in Western countries, for example acupuncture Wordfinderacupuncture, chiropractor, complementary medicine, herbalism, holistic, homeopathy, hypnotist, massage, reflexology, treatment See related entries: Complementary medicine
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