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Ayurveda

noun Ay·ur·ve·da \ˌī-yər-ˈvād-ə, -ˈved-\

Definition of AYURVEDA

:  a form of alternative medicine that is the traditional system of medicine of India, that preceded and evolved independently of Western medicine, and that seeks to treat and integrate body, mind, and spirit using a comprehensive holistic approach especially by emphasizing diet, herbal remedies, exercise, meditation, breathing, and physical therapy
Ay·ur·ve·dic \-ik\ adjective
Ay·ur·ve·dist \-əst\ noun
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