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chiropractic

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noun chi·ro·prac·tic \ˈkī-rə-ˌprak-tik\

Medical Definition of chiropractic

  1. :  a system of therapy which holds that disease results from a lack of normal nerve function and which employs manipulation and specific adjustment of body structures (as the spinal column)

chiropractic adjective
chiropractor \-tər\play noun




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