naprapathy


na·prap·a·thy

noun \nə-ˈpra-pə-thē\

Definition of NAPRAPATHY

:  a system of treatment by manipulation of connective tissue and adjoining structures and by dietary measures that is held to facilitate the recuperative and regenerative processes of the body

Origin of NAPRAPATHY

Czech naprava correction + English -pathy
First Known Use: 1909

na·prap·a·thy

noun \nə-ˈprap-ə-thē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural na·prap·a·thies

Medical Definition of NAPRAPATHY

: a system of treatment by manipulation of connective tissue and adjoining structures (as ligaments, joints, and muscles) and by dietary measures that is held to facilitate the recuperative and regenerative processes of the body

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