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alternative medicine

noun

Definition of alternative medicine

  1. :  any of various systems of healing or treating disease (as chiropractic, homeopathy, or faith healing) not included in the traditional medical curricula of the United States and Britain



1977

First Known Use of alternative medicine

1977


Medical Dictionary

alternative medicine

noun

Medical Definition of alternative medicine

  1. :  any of various systems of healing or treating disease (as homeopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, Ayurveda, or faith healing) that are not included in the traditional curricula taught in medical schools of the United States and Britain




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