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naturopathy

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noun na·tu·rop·a·thy \ˌnā-chə-ˈrä-pə-thē\

Simple Definition of naturopathy

  • : the treatment of illness by using diet, herbs, exercises, etc., without using standard drugs or surgery

Full Definition of naturopathy

  1. :  a system of treatment of disease that avoids drugs and surgery and emphasizes the use of natural agents (as air, water, and herbs) and physical means (as tissue manipulation and electrotherapy)

na·tu·ro·path play \ˈnā-chər-ə-ˌpath, ˈna-\ noun
na·tu·ro·path·ic play \ˌnā-chər-ə-ˈpa-thik, ˌna-; nə-ˌtyu̇r-ə-, -ˌtu̇r-\ adjective

1901

First Known Use of naturopathy

1901


Medical Dictionary

naturopathy

noun na·tu·rop·a·thy

Medical Definition of naturopathy

plural na·tu·rop·a·thies

  1. :  a system of treatment of disease that avoids drugs and surgery and emphasizes the use of natural agents (as air, water, and herbs) and physical means (as tissue manipulation and electrotherapy)

  2. na·tu·ro·path·ic also na·ture·o·path·ic \ˌnā-chə-rə-ˈpath-ik, nə-ˌt(y)u̇r-ə-\play play adjective



Variants of naturopathy

also na·ture·op·a·thy \ˌnā-chə-ˈräp-ə-thē\play

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