complementary medicine


complementary medicine

noun

Definition of COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

:  any of the practices (as acupuncture) of alternative medicine accepted and utilized by mainstream medical practitioners; also :  alternative medicine

First Known Use of COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

1982

complementary medicine

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

: any of the practices (as acupuncture) of alternative medicine accepted and utilized by mainstream medical practitioners; also : alternative medicine

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