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occupational therapy

noun

Medical Definition of OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

:  therapy based on engagement in meaningful activities of daily life (as self-care skills, education, work, or social interaction) especially to enable or encourage participation in such activities despite impairments or limitations in physical or mental functioning

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